Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 3 Dec. 2021

(Dec 2, 2021) Hearty greetings, privacy pros! Over the last two years, the world as we know it went through some drastic changes as the COVID-19 pandemic forced us... Read More

The EU’s anti-money laundering regulation

(Dec 2, 2021) The European Union’s fourth anti-money laundering directive has gone six years without specifics on how entities should apply data protection safeguards. In ... Read More

Confusion about meaning of ‘Schrems II’ impedes global data flow

(Dec 2, 2021) An unexpected impact of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s “Schrems II” decision is the confusion between the EU General Data Protection Regulation... Read More

Joint committee reviewing PDPB granted sixth extension

(Dec 2, 2021) The Joint Committee of Parliament reviewing the Personal Data Protection Bill received a sixth Read More

Brazilian ordinance restricting employer vaccination mandates faces legal challenges

(Dec 2, 2021) As companies in Brazil grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and work to return to the office, a new ordinance issued Nov. 1 by the Ministry of La... Read More

Jourová talks more GDPR enforcement power for EU institutions

(Dec 2, 2021) European Commission Vice President for Values and Transparency Věra Jourová warned against more EU General Data Protection Regulation enforcement power being... Read More

IAPP updates CCPA and CPRA Genius

(Dec 2, 2021) The Westin Research Center built an interactive tool to help IAPP members navigate the California Consumer Privacy Act and California Privacy Rights Act. The... Read More

CJEU: Consumer groups can bring GDPR cases on behalf of individuals

(Dec 2, 2021) Reuters reports Court of Justice of the European Union Advocate General Richard de la Tour released... Read More

The EU's DMA and DSA: Why this should be of interest to privacy pros

(Dec 1, 2021) At the recent IAPP Data Protection Congress 2021 in Brussels, Editorial Director Read More

Impacts of EU's DMA, DSA on privacy matters

(Dec 1, 2021) A flurry of draft digital regulations are under consideration by EU institutions. Privacy professionals are tuned in on a majority of these proposals and alr... Read More