Infographic: Data protection and transfers if 'no-deal' Brexit

(Mar 21, 2019) With the U.K. expected to leave the EU imminently, organizations must plan now for data governance within the U.K. and for data transfers into and out of other jurisdictions. To help, the IAPP has created an infographic to assist privacy pros unsure of their obligations to learn more about where to focus efforts and resources in the case of a “no-deal” Brexit. Full Story... Read More

Brexit: Data Protection and Transfers, if “No Deal”

(Mar 21, 2019) With the U.K. expected to leave the EU imminently, organizations must plan now for data governance within the U.K., and for data transfers into and out of other jurisdictions. Take a look at this IAPP infographic to learn more about where to focus your efforts in the case of a “no deal” Brexit.Click to view as PDF ... Read More

Web Conference: U.K. Data Protection Post-Brexit

(Mar 19, 2019) In this educational web conference, originally broadcast in February 2019, U.K. privacy specialists Ruth Boardman and John Bowman will explain what 'the U.K. GDPR' will mean for you and what transitional arrangements may be expected.More Information... Read More

FTC releases 'Privacy and Data Security Update' 2018 report

(Mar 18, 2019) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission released its 2018 “Privacy and Data Security Update” report. The agency’s annual recap covered the settlements it reached over the past year, including cases with Uber, Venmo and BLU Products. The FTC also covered settlements in cases where companies allegedly violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, its work to enforce the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield agreement, and the reports and events it hosted throughout 2018. Meanwhile, VentureBeat reports on the ... Read More

El Reino Unido se incorpora a la lista argentina de países adecuados para la transferencia internacional de datos personales

(Mar 12, 2019) Siguiendo los estándares internacionales en materia de protección de datos personales, la Ley de Protección de Datos Personales Nº 25.326 (LPDP, por sus siglas) establece restricciones para la transferencia internacional de datos personales y prohíbe las transferencias hacia países que no brindan niveles de protección adecuados. En ese sentido, la Disposición 60–E/2016 emitida por la Agencia de Acceso a la Información Pública identificó a los países y jurisdicciones que sí proveen un nivel adecu... Read More

El Reino Unido se incorpora a la lista argentina de países adecuados para la transferencia internacional de datos personales

(Mar 12, 2019) Siguiendo los estándares internacionales en materia de protección de datos personales, la Ley de Protección de Datos Personales Nº 25.326 (“LPDP”) establece restricciones para la transferencia internacional de datos personales. En particular, prohíbe las transferencias hacia países que no brindan niveles de protección adecuados. En ese sentido, la Disposición 60–E/2016 emitida por la Agencia de Acceso a la Información Pública identificó a los países y jurisdicciones que sí proveen un nivel adecu... Read More

Privacy Shield and the UK — FAQs

(Mar 11, 2019) This guidance page, published by Privacy Shield Framework, provides information through a list of frequently asked questions regarding the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the United Kingdom in light of the Brexit negotiations.View Now... Read More

Argentina approves UK, Northern Ireland as adequate, regardless of Brexit

(Mar 8, 2019) Argentina’s new resolution No. 34/2019 of the Argentine Agency of Access to Public Information, the controlling authority of Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326, has included the U.K and Northern Ireland in the white list of adequate jurisdictions for the transfer of personal data. This resolution was published Feb.26 in the Official Gazette.  Pursuant to the PDPL, the transfer of personal data to countries that have not enacted adequate legislation on personal data protection is restricted... Read More

CIPL participates at APEC biannual meetings

(Mar 8, 2019) At the end of February, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth participated in the biannual APEC meetings held in Santiago, Chile. Under its formal guest status, the CIPL attended meetings of the APEC Data Privacy Subgroup and Electronic Commerce Steering Group. It also organized a workshop for delegates to support APEC’s privacy and data protection work, offering a forum to exchange perspectives and experiences. The workshop, “Key Building Blocks for Effective Data... Read More