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South Africa: U-RICA! Provisions of RICA Ruled Inconsistent with the Constitution

In a ground breaking and remarkable judgment, which will not only have a huge impact in South Africa but will be cited around the...

California Consumer Privacy Act Update: What Has Changed and What Remains the Same?

The California legislative session ended with a bang on 13 September, when legislators passed several noteworthy amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)....

Data as an Asset – Key Themes Across Business Models and Multidisciplinary Trends

Data is an asset. Many of today’s successful companies are based on data-driven business models. Big tech businesses are naturally leading the way, but...

Australian Government Cybersecurity Infrastructure Chart

We are pleased to announce the latest version of our cybersecurity organisational chart in which we outline the existing array of Commonwealth organisations and...

Dutch DPA Newsflash: Strong Increase in Privacy Complaints

During the first six months of this year (H1/2019), more than 15.000 people filed a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA)....

Argentina: Personal Data Protection Law – Impact on Labor Issues

- Deadline for re-registration of databases until October 31st, 2019 - I - Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326. The Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326...

Australia : ACCC’s Increased Focus on The Appropriate Handling and Disclosure of Personal Information

The boundary between consumer protection and privacy regulation is being scrutinised and challenged by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), as the collection...

Singapore: Monetary Authority of Singapore Issues New Rules to Strengthen Cyber Resilience of Financial...

On 6 August 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") issued a set of legally binding requirements that financial institutions must take to mitigate...

Australia: Digital Platforms Inquiry: Final Report Released

The ACCC's Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report has been released with 23 recommendations for wide-ranging regulatory change in areas including competition and consumer law,...

US: How to Know If Your Vendor is a ‘Service Provider’ Under CCPA

A vexing issue under the California Consumer Privacy Act is how to interpret the definition of "sale" and how to know if exceptions -...