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: October 21, 2020

Radical events often trigger transformation processes - a new kind of forced disruption. Almost everyone has made more online purchases in recent months than before. Online
sales benefit - stationary sales suffer, although both have their advantages for customers.
The combination of both worlds makes sense.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 12, 2020

A recent decision in Germany has resulted in a hefty fine being imposed on an employer for violations of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”).

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 9, 2020

On September 18, 2020, the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD) came into force (almost entirely). The rights of the data subjects can be exercised as of now, including requests to access, correct, block and anonymize their personal information.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 9, 2020

A new Bill was introduced in Congress to modify the Data Protection Law, which has become outdated in comparison to the technological advances of the digital era and the new international frameworks, especially in light of the passing of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 8, 2020

On March 1st, 2020 a new government took office in Uruguay and a new budget law for the 2020-2024 period was proposed to the Parliament. The Budget Bill has not yet been approved, but in case the same is approved, it will introduce various changes, including certain related to personal data matters

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 7, 2020

New GDPR record fine of EUR 35 million for H&M in Germany (secret recordings of employees) .

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 5, 2020

15 September 2020 the EU court, sitting as the Grand Chamber, interpreted for the first time Regulation 2015/2120 ("OIR" – Open Internet Regulation), which sets out the fundamental principle of an open internet ("net neutrality").

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 5, 2020

The Schrems II decision continues to be a hot topic, with plenty of commentators sharing various interpretations – some more confusing than others.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 5, 2020

On 11 September 2020, Borgarting Court of Appeal rendered its judgment concerning the decision of the Norwegian Board of Appeal for Industrial Property Rights ("BoA") to cancel Salgard AS' ("Salgard") patent NO 333479 ("Device for fish farm cage").

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 5, 2020

To battle COVID-19, governments across the world use mobile location data in various ways such as for monitoring compliance with restrictions, tracing contact and transmission of the virus, and examining aggregated location data to understand patterns and behaviors of people during the pandemic.