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GDPR: Everybody's Doing It—Shouldn't You?

by Ward and Smith, P.A. on

In just a few short days, on May 25, 2018, supervisory authorities in the European Union ("EU") will begin enforcement of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"). The GDPR is a regulation enacted by the EU to...more

GDPR COMPLIANCE DEADLINE IS MAY 25, 2018: Privacy Regulation is a Moving Target

by Nossaman LLP on

Worldwide, companies are scrambling to meet the May 25th deadline to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For companies with physical operations in an EU member state, this deadline is...more

Still Thinking about GDPR?

We are now in the 10-day countdown to the GDPR enforcement date that we’ve been talking about since 2015. If you are a charter member of Procrastinators Anonymous, or just secretly hoped that this would all go away, the sands...more

EU Data Privacy Law Countdown – Who's Ready?

by Bracewell LLP on

On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s data privacy regime is getting an upgrade (the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR) to improve individual protections. It will also, however, raise various new operations...more

GDPR’s Most Frequently Asked Questions: What does a company need to do to transfer data from an office in the EEA to one of its...

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

HR Documents Provide Compliance Safeguard in Line with Approaching GDPR

by Harris Beach PLLC on

As employers continue to prepare for compliance with respect to the European Union’s (“EU”) new overarching data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”), employers are reminded to take necessary...more

How will the GDPR impact international investigations?

by Epiq on

GDPR: A Snapshot - The GDPR updates the EU’s 1995 framework data privacy law—which is outdated due to the technological advances that have occurred since the mid-1990s. The European Commission proposed the GDPR in 2012,...more

GDPR Compliance Task Force - One Month to Go

by Womble Bond Dickinson on

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR replaces the EU Data Protection Directive. GDPR can apply to US-based businesses even if they do not have offices or employees in the EU. It...more

Summary of the March 2018 Global Privacy Summit

by Ward and Smith, P.A. on

The International Association of Privacy Professionals ("IAPP") is the world's largest information privacy organization. IAPP provides education, training, and tools to professionals engaged in data privacy and security....more

What Is Compliance?

by Zapproved LLC on

A quick guide to understanding ediscovery rules and regulations In ediscovery, compliance means adhering to the laws and regulations for every jurisdiction where an organization does business. Generally speaking, those...more

EU-US Transatlantic Data Flows Subject to Further Legal Challenge

Last week, the High Court of Ireland submitted eleven questions to the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) to consider about the personal data transfer regime between the European Union (EU) and the United States....more

“GDPR” Is Coming: The General Data Protection Regulation

by Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP on

Editor’s Note: Strictly speaking, this blog post isn’t really about human resources management or employment law. But it might be; the GDPR is vaguely written and it is not at all clear how it will be applied in relation to...more

GDPR's Most Frequently Asked Questions: If I Already Drafted a Privacy Policy to Comply with US Law Do I need to Change it for the...

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

Electronic Discovery Without Borders: Your Passport to Managing Multilanguage ESI

by Epiq on

Although litigators today benefit from advanced technology to research and organize their cases, the evolution of electronic data and the internationalization of business are adding new complications that require...more

GDPR: The Most Frequently Asked Questions: Is a Service Provider’s Privacy Shield Certification Good Enough?

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

GDPR: The Most Frequently Asked Questions: Are the Standard Contractual Clauses Enough?

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

FTC Releases 2017 Privacy And Data Security Update

by King & Spalding on

On January 18, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) released its annual report describing the agency’s activities over the past year in the areas of enforcement, advocacy, workshops, consumer education and business...more

Alert to Privacy Shield Participants: You Could Lose Your Privacy Certification If You Ignore This Warning

by Burns & Levinson LLP on

Recently, Privacy Shield participants started receiving these troubling alerts, purportedly from the International Trade Administration, warning that the recipient organization owes a new fee, and threatening to cancel that...more

Cyber Risk News & Trends

Cybersecurity This Month - Predictions for 2018 - The new year kicked off with leading institutions weighing in with their cybersecurity predictions for 2018. MIT predicts we will see more large-scale data breaches in...more

Federal Trade Commission Issues Privacy and Data Security Report for 2017

by WilmerHale on

On January 18th, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) released its Annual Privacy and Data Security Update, recapping its enforcement actions, workshops, and other privacy and data security activities in 2017. Enforcement...more

FTC Releases Annual Privacy and Data Security Update

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The FTC has released its annual report summarizing its activity during 2017 relating to privacy and data security issues.  In its self-declared role as “the nation’s primary privacy and data security enforcer,” the FTC...more

Meeting GDPR Requirements - Is Your E-Discovery Process Ready for the EU’s New Data Privacy Rules?

by Zapproved LLC on

Buzz is building around the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which becomes law May 25, 2018 — and for good reason. The GDPR’s strict personal data guidelines require that all companies doing business and/or...more

Compliance News Flash

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP is pleased to provide you with the Compliance News Flash, brought to you each Friday. This weekly update is your source for timely background screening and immigration-related news that is important...more

The Data Report: The 2018 Data Security Forecast

by Bilzin Sumberg on

2017 saw increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks on both state institutions and businesses, leading to growing public awareness and interest in data security and information management. In this episode of The Data Report,...more

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - December 2017

In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we discuss the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party's critique of the Privacy Shield and the Sixth Circuit's decision to consider the issue of computer fraud...more

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