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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: September 23, 2021

The Québec government has passed Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information (Act). The Act, which became law on Sept 22, 2021, contains a broad range of important amendments to Québec’s private sector privacy law, in addition to amending the

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 20, 2021

Key analysis on main contents of the PIPL with practical compliance guideline for companies to put laws into action.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 16, 2021

Based on those recent legislative activities, we believed that data processors will face a new era of data compliance scrutiny. Companies doing related business will face much heavier compliance obligations.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 14, 2021

The French Data Protection Authority imposed on AG2R LA MONDIALE a 1.75 million euros fine for failing to comply with the obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation regarding data retention periods and information to be provided to individuals.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 2, 2021

To drive the digitisation forward in the hospital sector, the German Federal Office for Social Security set up the so called “Hospital Future Fund” just last year with a funding volume of up to 4.3 billion euros.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 2, 2021

On 13 August 2021, the Notification of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society re: Rules Related to Storage of Computer Traffic Data by Service Providers, B.E. 2564 (2021) (the “Notification”) was published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette to replace the former notification issued in 2007.

Legal Update
Date Posted: June 24, 2021

Since April 2021, some information relating to the beneficial owner(s) of unlisted companies and legal entities incorporated in France is now freely accessible via the website “DATA INPI” managed by the French National Institute of Industrial Property.

Legal Update
Date Posted: June 16, 2021

With ransomware attacks on the rise, potential targets in sectors including retail, food, healthcare and life sciences, critical infrastructure, financial services, and government must face the increasing likelihood that nefarious global actors will take their most critical systems hostage.

Legal Update
Date Posted: June 6, 2021

For several months now, ransomware cyberattacks have been on the rise. Recent attacks echoed by the media show that all types of organizations, whether private or public, can be affected, whatever their size.

Legal Update
Date Posted: May 19, 2021

On March 17, 2021, the European Commission presented a proposal for a regulation to create a digital green certificate to facilitate free movement within the European Union in the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic.