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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 16, 2022

A statement has been issued to all regulated entities that carry out crypto-related services or engage in crypto-asset activities (the "Statement") reinforcing expectations that federally regulated entities comply with all regulatory requirements and with any guidance when engaging in crypto-related services or crypto-asset activities.

Legal Update
Date Posted: November 14, 2022

The Indonesian Minister of Health has issued a new regulation that requires all healthcare facilities to keep electronic medical records.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 2, 2022

The European Commission published a proposal for a regulation known as the Cyber Resilience Act that would provide horizontal cybersecurity requirements for products with digital elements.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 26, 2022

After extensive discussions and multiple changes to the draft bill since 2016, the Indonesian House of Representatives passed the draft bill on Personal Data Protection on September 20, 2022 ("Personal Data Protection Law").

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 23, 2022

Based on numerous European decisions, the Danish Data Protection Agency has investigated Google Analytics to determine whether using this tool is GDPR compliant.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 22, 2022

What are NFTs, and how exactly do they work? Our in-depth insight aims to guide you through the fast-moving and developing world of NFTs.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 14, 2022

The Personal Data Protection Commission announced guidelines on procedures for requesting consent from data subjects and on procedures for giving notice of the purpose and details relating to the collection of personal data from data subjects.

Legal Update
Date Posted: August 31, 2022

The Norwegian Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development has proposed changes in the Norwegian Electronic Communications Act and the Norwegian Electronic Communications Regulations to implement legal requirements for data centers.

Legal Update
Date Posted: August 31, 2022

The European Health Data Space aims to empower individuals' access to and control of their health data and provide European researchers, health officials, and industry with a simple system to obtain and analyze citizens' health data from the entire European Union.

Legal Update
Date Posted: August 24, 2022

The Government has promulgated Decree 53/2022/ND-CP to implement certain articles of the Cybersecurity Law ("Decree 53"). Decree 53 imposes certain data localization requirements in relation to businesses with operations in Vietnam.