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U.S. Companies: Are You Ready for GDPR?

by McGuireWoods LLP on

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect. Are you ready? Who’s affected? Organizations, anywhere in the world, that process the personal data of European Union (EU) residents...more

Data Protection Impact Assessment

by Ladas & Parry LLP on

Article 35 of the GDPR provides for Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA). According to Article 35(1) a DPIA is required when “the processing [of data] is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of...more

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): action plan for pension scheme trustees - (revised March 2018)

by Hogan Lovells on

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply directly in the UK from 25 May 2018, and will make some fundamental changes to the current requirements surrounding data protection. Key areas of change...more

Documentation under the GDPR – the ICO goes on the record

by Dechert LLP on

Article 30 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on 25 May 2018, places an obligation upon data controllers and processors to keep internal records of data processing activities. The data...more

The Impact of the General Data Protection Regulation on Investment Managers

The new European General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) will take effect on 25 May 2018. The GDPR expands and clarifies the EU’s existing personal data protection framework. Investment managers...more

January 2018 Commission Guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation was Issued to The European Parliament & Council

by Ladas & Parry LLP on

On January 24, 2018 the European Commission issued a communication (Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council (COM (2018) 43 final (EN))) describing the status of the completed and ongoing...more

The Role of a Data Protection Officer under GDPR

by Thomas Fox on

In the most recent episode of Countdown to GDRP, Jonathan Armstrong, a partner at Cordery Compliance in London and myself considered the role of the Data Protection Officer (DPO) in complying with the new regulations which go...more

What the EU’s New Data Regulations Mean for the US

by Cozen O'Connor on

On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect. The GDPR was adopted in April 2016, and designed to protect the privacy rights of EU individuals through enhanced personal data...more

Countdown to GDPR Deadline: What Your Organization Should Be Doing to Prepare

In late May, the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, changing the manner in which companies all over the world – not just those in the EU – store and use Europeans’ personal data. GDPR...more

Blockchain and Quantum Computing

2018 promises great inroads in the realm of “quantum computing.” While conventional computers use binary data or bits (i.e., 0s and 1s) to store and process information (a bit can either store a 0 or 1), a quantum computer...more

EU’s General Data Protection Regulation Takes Effect in May — Are You Compliant?

by Bryan Cave on

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), arguably the most comprehensive – and complex – data privacy regulation in the world, goes into force on May 25, 2018. As retailers and other companies...more

Beyond The European Union: How The GDPR Affects US Companies

by Carlton Fields on

The effective date of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Reg. (EU) 2016/679, is fast approaching and will affect many organizations across the globe, even those not located in the EU. ...more

HHS to Collect Data From the EMS System: Good Time to Examine Accounting, Cost, Billing, and Collection Systems

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

While recent legislation impacting the Emergency Medical Services (EMS)/ambulance industry drew attention inside the industry for its reduction in Health and Human Services’ (HHS) spend on non-emergent dialysis transports and...more

100 Days Until GDPR Effective Date – Sharing Our GDPR Experience

by Alston & Bird on

In less than 100 days, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect. This means that as of May 25, 2018, each national Supervisory Authority will have the authority to apply and enforce the GDPR....more

GDPR – 100 Days to the Great Data Protection Revolution

by Locke Lord LLP on

In 100 days, on 25 May 2018, the EU’s new data protection law goes live. The General Data Protection Regulation, commonly known as the GDPR, is the biggest change to European data protection law in over 20 years and will...more

Privacy Matters, Featuring Data Flows - February 2018

This issue of Privacy Matters examines the flow of personal data. Creating a data map is a quick way to identify, understand and record what happens to any personal data you have. Data maps should be kept on file and should...more

Practical GDPR Steps for US-Headquartered Life Sciences Companies

In case you had not heard, the European Union is replacing its current privacy laws with a new, comprehensive General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect May 25, 2018. The essential principles of the EU’s...more

The European Union’s GDPR Is Coming: Is Your Company Ready?

If you have employees or are doing business with individuals in the European Union, on May 25, 2018, you will be subject to some new regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets a new, heightened standard...more

[Webinar] eDiscovery and the GDPR: Ready or Not, Here it Comes! - February 21st, 12:00pm CT

by CloudNine on

Do you think that your organization isn’t subject to the requirements of Europe’s impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? You may be wrong about that. If it is, are you on target to be compliant by May 25? ...more

C’est la dernière ligne droite : veillez à être prêt à appliquer le RGPD avant le 25 mai prochain. Et demandez-vous : suis-je sur...

Dans moins de quatre mois, le 25 mai 2018, le règlement général de l'Union européenne sur la protection des données (« RGPD ») entrera en vigueur et la loi française, actuellement en discussion devant le parlement, qui tient...more

Compliance Deadline Approaching to Comply with EU’s New Data Protection Regulations

by Miller Canfield on

On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s new data privacy regulation, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), will become effective. Not only does the GDPR regulate processing...more

China Issues New Personal Information Protection Standard

by Reed Smith on

After much anticipation and public comment, on January 2, 2018, the Standardization Administration of China (SAC) issued the final version of the national standards governing the protection of personal information (“GB/T...more

General Data Protection Regulation Brief

by Clark Hill PLC on

The European Union’s (“EU”) General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is fast approaching, and it is far-reaching, as it will affect a significant number of organizations across the globe, even if they are not located in...more

GDPR – European Commission Unveils Guidance Website

The European Commission has launched a new data protection website aimed at educating the public and helping businesses and other organizations comply with their new obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation....more

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): An Introduction

by Ladas & Parry LLP on

The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2016/679) will take effect on May 25, 2018. This regulation provides general guidance on what is needed for compliance, however many policies and procedures are...more

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