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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: October 5, 2021

Ransomware is a national security issue that affects all sixteen critical infrastructure sectors, including the transportation and healthcare sectors.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 4, 2021

A recent decision by the Irish supervisory authority (the Data Protection Commissioner) can serve as guidance as to what is expected of companies in relation to their transparency obligations; or rather, what exactly must be communicated to data subjects in a privacy policy.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 4, 2021

Five ways to ensure your company stays compliant.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 29, 2021

In our latest issue of Law Watch, we cover recent deals and matters that WongPartnership was involved in, as well as our take on certain significant decisions of the Singapore Court of Appeal.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 23, 2021

The Québec government has passed Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information (Act). The Act, which became law on Sept 22, 2021, contains a broad range of important amendments to Québec’s private sector privacy law, in addition to amending the

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 20, 2021

Key analysis on main contents of the PIPL with practical compliance guideline for companies to put laws into action.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 16, 2021

Based on those recent legislative activities, we believed that data processors will face a new era of data compliance scrutiny. Companies doing related business will face much heavier compliance obligations.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 14, 2021

The French Data Protection Authority imposed on AG2R LA MONDIALE a 1.75 million euros fine for failing to comply with the obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation regarding data retention periods and information to be provided to individuals.

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: September 2, 2021

To drive the digitisation forward in the hospital sector, the German Federal Office for Social Security set up the so called “Hospital Future Fund” just last year with a funding volume of up to 4.3 billion euros.