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WLG 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, Member Firm News
Date Posted: May 22, 2023

We have the pleasure of presenting the latest issue of Setterwalls’ Life Sciences Report of May 2023. The report presents our view on selected current issues with respect to life sciences. We hope you will find the report of interest.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 16, 2023

Argentina ratified Convention 108, a significant step for data protection. It demonstrates their commitment to the rule of law, human rights, and privacy. Argentina's ratification sets a higher standard, contributing to global efforts in data protection.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 15, 2023

This guide provides an overview of key legal aspects for foreign investors interested in investing in Spain. It is not intended to be comprehensive, but to address practical issues that will help investors considering an investment project in Spain.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 15, 2023

Transfers of websites, in particular merchant websites, are on the rise. However, some specificities relating to the transfer of e-businesses should be dealt with cautiously, in particular with regard to the items to be transferred and the protection of personal data.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 10, 2023

The Data Protection Commission conducted a sweep late last year examining the ‘records of processing activities’ that organisations are obliged to maintain under Article 30 GDPR. Many of those examined were found by the DPC to be non-compliant.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 2, 2023

The Norwegian Data Protection Authority has recommended that all businesses review their websites for cookies or other tracking mechanisms. The recommendation was due to, inter alia, the fact that Sveriges Radio recently revealed that over 100 pharmacies have shared customers' personal data with Facebook.

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 20, 2023

The world is currently going through what we call the fourth industrial revolution, in which Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands out as a technology with impact potential, which in one way or another is having a broad impact on society.

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 6, 2023

In March, the Cybersecurity Administration of China (“CAC”) made a formal announcement regarding the initiation of a cybersecurity review procedure aimed at scrutinizing the products distributed in China by Micron Technology Inc. CAC’s official statement explicitly clarifies that this review aims at preserving the supply chain security for critical information infrastructure (“CII”) so to mitigate hidden
risks and safeguard national security. Zhong Lun shares insights.

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 28, 2023

In light of our practical experience, this article analyses the key elements of the Standard Contract for Cross-border Transfer of Personal Information (the “Standard Contract”), with the aim of assisting relevant enterprises in carrying out compliance work on cross-border data transfer.

Legal Update
Date Posted: March 8, 2023

The general public's access to data recorded in the register of beneficial owners is maintained until proper conclusions regarding the November 22, 2002 judgment of the CJEU are reached.