Earlier this month, reports emerged of a massive leak of documents that appear to have been stolen from a non-U.S. law firm. This is only the latest instance of confidential attorney files leaking into the public arena. The U.S. Department of Justice has already announced that it is investigating potential violations of law.
The Australian Federal Government launched a new $230 million Cyber Security Strategy aimed at combatting the increasing number of online threats and assaults.
The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission recently released comprehensive guidance on suggested cybersecurity controls within Licensed Corporations.
On March 1, 2016 the German Federal Court of Justice ruled on the duty of an online review portal operator to verify reviews.
A recent study indicate that across the public, private, and nonprofit entities directors are most worried about reputational risk, cybersecurity risk, and regulatory compliance risk.
On February 29, 2016, the European Commission published a draft adequacy decision and related documents that are intended to implement the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
After months of intense negotiations, the European Commission and the US Government announced today an agreement on the EU-US Privacy Shield .
Data privacy and cybersecurity are two of the biggest concerns that companies holding personal data face in 2016. This is no surprise as 2015 saw an alarming increase in data breaches worldwide and a number of incidents in Hong Kong.
Australia is one step closer to a mandatory data breach notification scheme. If implemented the new law will require businesses and Federal Government bodies to notify serious data breaches to the Australian Information Commissioner and affected individuals.
Global Compliance News goes Cybersecurity – Baker & McKenzie’s Cybersecurity Counter-Offensive Asia Pacific Guide
What are the rules protecting data in Asia Pacific? What can you do to recover information if you have been hacked? The Cybersecurity Counter-offensive Asia Pacific Guide has been launched in response to a wave of new cybersecurity legislation throughout the Asia Pacific region to regulate and monitor cybersecurity.