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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.

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Legal Update
Date Posted: June 9, 2020

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is spreading across the world, and we hear about this every day. As the Coronavirus situation improves in some other countries, which have recently been implementing lockdown measures in their cities, we see economic activities resuming. In Japan, the number of newly confirmed cases of Coronavirus infection has been declining since the declaration of a state of emergency, and as such, various self-imposed restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Legal Update
Date Posted: June 2, 2020

A legal proposal due to be considered by Norway’s parliament in June could increase the obligations of service providers like Netflix, Skype and WhatsApp to provide data to the national intelligence services.

Legal Update
Date Posted: June 1, 2020

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and more specifically the so-called “lockdown-lifting” strategy, the French Government decided to implement an app called “StopCovid” available on smartphones.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 31, 2020

The French Government has decided to implement an app called “StopCovid” available on smartphones. This is one of the digital devices implemented by the Government as part of this overall “lockdown-lifting” strategy.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 31, 2020

Enforcement of the CCPA is set to begin on July 1. With that key date just around the corner and companies facing a new slate of COVID-19 related privacy issues, we highlight the high-level action items covered businesses should address to help get their compliance programs up to speed.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 19, 2020

Chandler MHM has produced a briefing on the postponement of the enforcement of the Personal Data Protection Act for some industries in Thailand

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 18, 2020

The Ministry of Communications and Information and the Personal Data Protection Commission have just announced a public consultation on a proposed amendment bill to the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”). The consultation period will end on 28 May 2020.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 14, 2020

Updates on employment, technology, media, data protection and business continuity.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 13, 2020

COVID-19 related updates on banking and finance, corporate, dispute resolution, intellectual property, mine and occupational health and safety, personal advisory, tax, technology, media, data protection and business continuity.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 12, 2020

While France is entering the first phase of its end-of-lockdown plan, the Government’s strategy to combat a resumption of the epidemic is now based on monitoring “contact tracing”.