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Handbooks & Guides 2016 Global Data Breach Guide
2016 Global Data Breach Guide

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The World Law Group Global Guide to Data Breach Notifications, 2016 provides the essential information every organization needs to know when facing a data breach in one or more countries. Produced by the WLG's Privacy & Data Protection Group, this guide provides summaries of relevant law, data breach reporting requirements, contact information for relevant data protection authorities and more, currently for 60 countries worldwide.

Plus, on this website you will find reports on new data breach developments, in-depth articles and analyses from the World Law Group's member firms around the world, as well as alerts about and links to top events globally for professionals involved in privacy and data protection. Bookmark www.globaldatabreachguide.com now and visit often to keep up to date with this fast-changing and ever-evolving field.


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Legal Update
Date Posted: September 2, 2021

On 13 August 2021, the Notification of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society re: Rules Related to Storage of Computer Traffic Data by Service Providers, B.E. 2564 (2021) (the “Notification”) was published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette to replace the former notification issued in 2007.

Legal Update
Date Posted: June 24, 2021

Since April 2021, some information relating to the beneficial owner(s) of unlisted companies and legal entities incorporated in France is now freely accessible via the website “DATA INPI” managed by the French National Institute of Industrial Property.

Legal Update
Date Posted: June 17, 2021

With the entry into force of Federal Law No. 371-FZ (dated 9 November 2020) on 1 July 2021, Russia is introducing a national system of traceability of goods.

Legal Update
Date Posted: June 16, 2021

With ransomware attacks on the rise, potential targets in sectors including retail, food, healthcare and life sciences, critical infrastructure, financial services, and government must face the increasing likelihood that nefarious global actors will take their most critical systems hostage.

Legal Update
Date Posted: June 6, 2021

For several months now, ransomware cyberattacks have been on the rise. Recent attacks echoed by the media show that all types of organizations, whether private or public, can be affected, whatever their size.

Legal Update
Date Posted: June 2, 2021

On 1 June 2021, a law came into force that obliges legal entities and individual entrepreneurs to enter information into the Unified Identification and Authentication System on employees and other persons who are provided with corporate phone numbers.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 26, 2021

We asked our member firms around the globe to provide some insight on employer and employee rights when it comes to requiring the COVID-19 vaccine to return to work. Outi Tähtinen shares her views from Finland.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 19, 2021

On March 17, 2021, the European Commission presented a proposal for a regulation to create a digital green certificate to facilitate free movement within the European Union in the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 14, 2021

The Law on Personal Data Protection was officially published on 14 May 2021. It will enter into force six months after publication, i.e. in November this year.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 12, 2021

The Bulgarian parliament adopted the Act on the Supply of Digital Content and Digital Services and the Sale of Goods.