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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: March 1, 2021

On 1 March 2021, a Federal Law comes into force to amend the Federal Law “On Personal Data”.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 22, 2021

SyCipLaw's Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) and Data practice group and Banking, Finance and Securities Department prepared a bulletin on certain legal developments in the Philippines. It focuses on updates in data privacy, digital banking, and fintech.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 21, 2021

In a judgment issued on December 10, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union held that player who was a little too experienced and victorious for an online poker site – this player having won 227,000 euros in less than a month and a half – retain the status of non-professional “consumer".

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 11, 2021

Following inspections carried out between May and July 2019 at Carrefour France and Carrefour Banque, the French Data Protection Authority found a number of breaches in the processing of customer and potential user data,

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 9, 2021

In Argentina, we are expecting some changes regarding the protection of personal data in the upcoming year. The half-sanction in Congress of Convention 108+ and the presentation of a new comprehensive reform bill of Laws No. 25,326 and No. 26,951 announce the possibility of major updates.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 8, 2021

The Supreme Court has issued Supreme Court Administrative Matter No. 20-12-01-SC dated December 9, 2020 to ensure that hearings via videoconferencing are conducted in an orderly manner and that the constitutional rights of the accused are protected.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 3, 2021

The amendment seeks to modify the definition of sensitive personal data to make it broader and adapt to the technological changes that Mexico has undergone.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 1, 2021

If your business has a website (and whose doesn’t?) you may be a target for a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act and similar state laws.

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 13, 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.’