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 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: June 29, 2018

On June 28, 2018, Governor Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Although the CCPA will not come into effect until January 1, 2020 (and may be amended prior to that date), it promises to be a major game changer for protection of consumer privacy not only in California, but in the United States.

Handbooks & Guides
Date Posted: August 1, 2016

Download the full Global Data Breach Guide published in August of 2016.