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UAE: New Health Data Law

On 6 February 2019, Federal Law No. 2 of 2019 was enacted in the UAE, which will regulate the collection, processing and transfer of...

Thailand Cybersecurity Act Has Been Passed

Along with the Thailand Personal Data Protection Act (please see our previous client alert Get Ready: The First Thailand Personal Data Protection Act Has...

Poland: New rules regarding employees’ privacy and documentation

What is the new development Since 1 January 2019, there have been major changes in the provisions regarding keeping employee documentation. They are as follows:a) the...

The First Thailand Personal Data Protection Act Has Been Passed

After numerous attempts over almost two decades (please see our series of client alerts below), the Thailand Personal Data Protection Act was finally approved...

Common Reporting Standard: Potential Impacts on Financial Institutions in Thailand and Residents

Snapshot: The happeningsThailand has committed to new global regimes on exchanges of financial information among multiple jurisdictions by joining the Global Forum on Transparency...

Thailand: Cybersecurity Bill Revised and Reissued in November 2018

Following our updates on the Thai Cybersecurity Bill ("Cybersecurity Bill" or "Bill") in October 2018, the Bill was revised by experts from the National...

Portugal: Regulation 1/2018: List of personal data processing activities that must be subject to...

REGULATION Nr. 1/2018 List of personal data processing activities that must be subject to a Data Protection Impact Assessment (“DPIA”) The CNPD (Portuguese Data Protection National...

Be Prepared – The German DPAs will start random GDPR audits

The Data Protection Supervisory Authorities ("DPAs") for the German states of Lower Saxony and Bavaria recently announced (related information can be found here and...

Hungary: Employers unlawfully requesting criminal records from employees face fines

As a result of the General Data Protection Regulation, it has become more difficult for companies to request criminal records from their prospective and current employees. Those companies who break the rules can expect significant fines under the GDPR.

German data protection authorities establish new rules for whistleblowing hotlines: Call for action

In light of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation, the German data protection authorities have changed their position on how employees submit whistleblowing reports anonymously. The German data protection authorities have issued guidelines in this regard.

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