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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: January 30, 2020

Responsibility for regulating the internet and e-commerce is shared by the federal and provincial governments. Regulation of broadcasting content on the internet falls within the jurisdiction of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”).

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 30, 2020

On January 24, 2020, a Decree issued by the Mexican Congress, was published in the Official Federal Gazette by means of which the following provisions were added: (i) article 190 Bis to the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law; and (ii) article 168 Ter to the Federal Criminal Code.

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 27, 2020

On January 16, 2020, Directorial Resolution No. 02-2020-JUS/DGTAIPD, which approved the Directive for Processing of Personal Data through Video Surveillance systems (the "Directive") was published.

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 19, 2020

Privacy Challenges in the CarTech Landscape – What has been keeping Automotive Companies busy in 2019 … and will continue to do so in 2020!

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 19, 2020

2019 has been a very active year concerning Blockchain and DLT: Facebook announced its stable coin Libra, the Liechtenstein lawmaker decided to recognize the new technologies in their “Token and TT Service Provider Act”, and the German Federal Government published their “Blockchain Strategy”.

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 19, 2020

Important Issues related to the amendments to main data regulation statutes, including Personal Information Protection Act and Credit Information Use and Protection Act.

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 18, 2020

The economic value of data driven businesses has grown massively in the last few years. Access to data, (personal and non-personal) and the power to decide who may access the data have become crucial in several new business models that rely partly or fully on such data.

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 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.

Legal Update
Date Posted: October 14, 2019

On October 11, 2019, the California Attorney General provided notice of proposed regulations concerning the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).