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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 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.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 21, 2020

Radical events often trigger transformation processes - a new kind of forced disruption. Almost everyone has made more online purchases in recent months than before. Online
sales benefit - stationary sales suffer, although both have their advantages for customers.
The combination of both worlds makes sense.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 12, 2020

A recent decision in Germany has resulted in a hefty fine being imposed on an employer for violations of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”).

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 9, 2020

On September 18, 2020, the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD) came into force (almost entirely). The rights of the data subjects can be exercised as of now, including requests to access, correct, block and anonymize their personal information.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 9, 2020

A new Bill was introduced in Congress to modify the Data Protection Law, which has become outdated in comparison to the technological advances of the digital era and the new international frameworks, especially in light of the passing of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 8, 2020

On March 1st, 2020 a new government took office in Uruguay and a new budget law for the 2020-2024 period was proposed to the Parliament. The Budget Bill has not yet been approved, but in case the same is approved, it will introduce various changes, including certain related to personal data matters

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 7, 2020

New GDPR record fine of EUR 35 million for H&M in Germany (secret recordings of employees) .