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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: November 27, 2021

Introduction to Cybersecurity Review System in China

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 27, 2021

Security Assessment Scheme Updates on China's Data Export Regulation Landscape

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 27, 2021

A New Era of Data Compliance in China - Highlights of the PIPL

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 10, 2021

Recently in the EU, companies’ privacy policies have been analysed under general EU consumer protection law. We consider recent cases and the main consumer laws in Ireland which could apply.

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 1, 2021

The NDPA fines companies for lack of access control, GDPR non-compliance, insufficient processing security and unlawful credit rating,

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 31, 2021

In this article, we aim to briefly introduce and illustrates the burning issues and significant aspects in the PIPL which will most likely impact to a great extent INGOs' international cooperation and operations in China.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 26, 2021

The Personal Data Protection Commission published seven decisions between July and September 2021 after concluding the following investigations:

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 24, 2021

As reported on the Hunton Retail Resource Blog, on October 20, 2021, a new wave in the fight against “robocalls” is targeting telemarketing text messages. In the past six months, there has been an uptick in activity at both the state and federal level to reign in telemarketing text messages.

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.