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GDPR: Surviving the likely demise of the Privacy Shield

In this first of a series of articles on driving down the financial risk associated with the entry in force of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25, 2018, we begin by focussing on the immediate problem at hand – a potential suspension of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield agreement as early as September 1….

201806.15
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The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

The California Consumer Privacy Act, which will be voted on in November 2018, is an initiative brought by California consumer privacy advocates who seek to regulate businesses’ data collection practices while providing California residents with more control over how and when their data is collected and used. The initiative coincides with the entry in force…

201806.13
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Does the Privacy Shield Replace the GDPR?

In a previous article written in this blog (“Is Privacy Shield GDPR Compliant?”) I explained the purpose of the Privacy Shield and how it needs to be interpreted in the context of one’s documenting obligations under the GDPR. In this new article, I draw some conclusions as to its sufficiency against the Adequacy Principle, one…

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CASL: An Overview

On July 1, 2014 Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect in an effort to create a balance between protecting Canadian consumers from spam and fraud while still enabling a competitive business marketplace. Since July 1, 2017, CASL imposes strict consent requirements regarding marketing communications.

201803.07
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Seminar: GDPR is Coming – Are You Ready?

Are you collecting the personal information of EU residents as part of your business activities? How much do you know about privacy laws in the EU and the new EU Regulation on privacy set to come into force in May of this year? Do you know that even if you have no presence in the…