EU General Data Protection Regulation: Are you ready?

Data protection has entered a period of unprecedented change. This has been driven by: An increasing number of high-profile data breaches reported in the media that have led consumers and regulators to be concerned about how personal data is managed The demise of Safe Harbor (see our latest Safe Harbor blog entry below) The new … More EU General Data Protection Regulation: Are you ready?

Business implications of the ECJ’s ruling invalidating the “adequacy” of US Safe Harbor – updated

The European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) recent ruling on data protection Safe Harbor principles could have far-reaching implications for the protection of EU data subjects (including employees, clients and suppliers), particularly where the transfer involves “certified” companies that host and/or centralize large amounts of data that is potentially accessible by non-authorized US entities and authorities. … More Business implications of the ECJ’s ruling invalidating the “adequacy” of US Safe Harbor – updated

EU Member States to adopt single set of rules on data protection

On 15 June 2015, the European Union (EU) Council of Ministers reached agreement on its proposed General Data Protection Regulation. The resolution will establish a single set of rules for Member States and will impact organizations established within the EU, as well as those outside the region that process citizens’ data to offer them goods … More EU Member States to adopt single set of rules on data protection