WhatsApp files appeal on DPC's GDPR fine

(Sep 17, 2021) The Irish Times reports WhatsApp filed its appeal of Ireland's Data Protection Commission's 225 million euro EU General Data Protection Regulation fine over ... Read More

European Commission introduces connected devices cybersecurity law

(Sep 17, 2021) European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced the introduction of a cybersecurity law for connected devices, Euractiv reports. "If everything ... Read More

The top-5 most-read stories for the week of Sept. 13-17, 2021

(Sep 17, 2021) Greenberg Traurig Of Counsel Darren Abernethy, CIPP/A, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPM, CIPT, FIP, PLS, Read More

Notes from the IAPP Europe Managing Director, 17 September 2021

(Sep 16, 2021) Greetings from Brussels! This week was a significant milestone from an IAPP perspective. After a long hiatus, we re-launched our in-person events wit... Read More

Irish DPC probing TikTok and more enforcement updates

(Sep 16, 2021) Ireland's Data Protection Commission Read More

Irish DPC offers DPO qualifications recommendations

(Sep 16, 2021) Ireland's Data Protection Commission released guidance on suggested qualifications for a data protection officer. The DPC lists recommendations for relevant ... Read More

Guernsey DPA stresses focus on breach mitigation and more data loss updates

(Sep 16, 2021) According to BBC... Read More

Privacy dynamics and the quest for convergence and commonality

(Sep 16, 2021) Privacy law has propagated impressively around the globe since the United States enacted the world’s seminal statutes, namely the Fair Credit Reporting Act i... Read More

Paths to convergence, commonality within the privacy landscape

(Sep 16, 2021) While growth of the privacy field has been steady, Sidley Austin Partner Alan Charles Raul also considers it to be "amazingly dynamic" on both international ... Read More

Reynders speaks out against 'Pegasus' surveillance

(Sep 16, 2021) European Union Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders called on EU member states to address privacy protections against unlawful surveillance in the wake of sn... Read More