Israel's PPA rules data transfers to US cannot rely on Privacy Shield

(Sep 30, 2020) Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority announced Sept. 29 that data transfers from Israel to the United States can no longer rely on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shiel... Read More

Israel’s Privacy Shield announcement: Tiptoeing between the EU and US

(Sep 30, 2020) Israel’s Privacy Protection Authority Read More

Op-ed: Businesses should take ‘holistic’ approach to Egypt’s PDPL

(Sep 25, 2020) Egypt’s Personal Data Protection Law will be enforced Oct. 14, bringing a range of new obligations for businesses, PwC Middle East Partner for Assurance Serv... Read More

How would India's surveillance regime stack up in a 'Schrems II' scenario?

(Aug 25, 2020) The recent judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case of Read More

Global News Roundup: Aug. 17–24, 2020

(Aug 24, 2020) In this week's global legislative roundup, learn about what companies can do to prepare for new employee data requirements under the California Consumer Priv... Read More

On the methodology behind the Turkish DPA's fines

(Aug 19, 2020) When Facebook's director of privacy and public policy and director of public policy visited Turkey in May 2019 for an IAPP KnowledgeNet event, it was right a... Read More

Why the Turkish DPA needs to explain its 'fining methodology'

(Aug 19, 2020) The Turkish Personal Data Protection Board ruled on two separate occasions that Facebook Turkey violated the country's Personal Data Protection Act; however,... Read More

New law in Egypt protects anonymity of abuse victims

(Aug 18, 2020) A new law has been approved in Egypt that gives victims of sexual harassment or assault the automatic right to anonymity, Reuters reports. Parliamentarian Gh... Read More

Data breach cost in Middle East higher than global average

(Aug 5, 2020) An IBM Security report found the average cost of $6.52 million per data breach in the Middle East is higher than the $3.86 million global average, TechRadar ... Read More

Australia reviews TikTok over data privacy concerns

(Jul 21, 2020) Australia is reviewing TikTok’s potential risks to users around data privacy issues and foreign interference, Reuters reports. If there is a need for further... Read More