Global Data Breach Guide

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: January 9, 2020

2019 was the “Year of the CCPA” as companies around the world worked tirelessly to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). The CCPA aims to provide data privacy rights for California residents and imposes significant new requirements on covered businesses.

Legal Update
Date Posted: December 2, 2019

To improve the effectiveness of integrated licensing in the financial services sector, the Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – “OJK”) introduced an electronic licensing system to integrate all licensing in the financial services sector through OJK Regulation No. 26/ POJK.01/2019.

Legal Update
Date Posted: December 1, 2019

Taiwan’s Regulation for Security Token Offering (STO) has become effective in October 2019, and the taxation of cryptocurrency has once again become the subject of discussion.