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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 -...

Australia: TGA Weighs In On Cyber Security Expectations For Medical Devices

The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (the TGA) has finally published long-awaited cyber security guidance targeted specifically at:manufacturers developing software for use in medical...

GDPR Compliance is a Continuous Journey

Baker McKenzie and BearingPoint have joined forces to launch a GDPR Survey, which aims to understand the compliance journeys that organizations have gone through...

A Short Guide to Global Data Privacy & Security Regulation and Enforcement

Click to ReadIn recent years, we have seen an unprecedented expansion in data privacy and security regulations globally as regulators seek to catch up...

UAE: Your Views on the Proposed New DIFC Data Protection Law, July 2019

The Dubai International Financial Centre Authority (DIFCA) recently published a consultation paper seeking views on the new DIFC Data Protection Law. The proposed changes...

South Africa: General Data Protection Regulation in Africa: So What?

More than a year ago, in May 2018, the European Commission's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. The GDPR is a...

Singapore: MAS to license digital banks by technology, ecommerce players

In a move that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) describes as new phase in the country's banking system, MAS announced it intends to...

China proposes more stringent rules on security assessment of export of personal information

As part of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC)’s recent push to accelerate formulation of the implementation rules of the China Cybersecurity Law (CSL), it published...

US State Omnibus Privacy Laws – A Primer

In 2018, California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA"), the first state-level "omnibus" privacy law, which imposes broad obligations on businesses to provide...