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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: January 20, 2021

On December 25th, 2020, the Peruvian Personal Data Protection Authority published Ministerial Resolution No. 0326-2020-JUS, which approved the document "Methodology for Setting Fines for Personal Data Matters."

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 12, 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: December 28, 2020

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP, the Central Bank of the Philippines) has issued Circular No. 1105, Series of 2020 (Digital Bank Circular) dated December 2, 2020 to provide guidelines on the establishment of digital banks.

Legal Update
Date Posted: December 28, 2020

This update provides a summary of data transfer arrangements and operational adjustments that U.S. businesses in the EU and the U.K. will need to make in 2021 as a result of the last-minute trade deal agreed by EU and U.K. representatives on 24 December.

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 25, 2020

Thanos Rammos looks at the new regulatory regime for digital healthcare and 'apps by prescription' in Germany.

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 23, 2020

The Arnold & Porter team analyzes the recent European Data Protection Board guidance on cross-border transfers of personal information, invalidating the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and removing a key mechanism for personal data transfer between the US and European Union.

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 18, 2020

This week, the Canadian Federal Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry introduced for first reading in Parliament Bill C-11, An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act and the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act.

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 5, 2020

Following a series of public consultations over the past three years, the Singapore Parliament has passed amendments to the Personal Data Protection Act on 2 November 2020.

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 2, 2020

French Supreme Court rules that an employer can produce in court elements extracted from an employee's private Facebook account, to which it was not authorized to access, as long as two requirements are met.

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 1, 2020

Organisations across a range of sectors are undertaking digital transformation projects, replacing old technology and manual processes with new technology and digital processes. We look at the benefits and challenges associated with launching digital transformation projects.