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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: December 1, 2020

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Date Posted: December 1, 2020

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Date Posted: December 1, 2020

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 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) .

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 4, 2020

Ransomware attacks are on the rise in the wake of COVID-19, but attack victims could unknowingly be in violation of federal law. A new advisory from the U.S. Department of the Treasury warns that ransom payments to sanctioned individuals or entities may result in criminal or civil liability.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 28, 2020

By and large, the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (“POPIA”) only imposes obligations, duties and liabilities on the responsible party. A responsible party is defined in POPIA as “a public or private body or any other person which, alone or in conjunction with others, determines the purp

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 21, 2020

The cloud is now the preferred location for many businesses to host their data. The cloud comes with many benefits, such as increased security, reduced infrastructure investments and operational efficiency. Cloud products are also attractive because of their flexibility, scalability and ease of impl