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Blockchain: a new frontier in supply chain management?

Businesses with global operations or with multi-layered supply chains will find conducting adequate human rights due diligence challenging. However, blockchain technology can help meet the challenge

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The challenge ahead – consumer litigation and the CCPA

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) creates a limited private right of action for data breach suits, but individuals cannot use it as a basis for a private right of action under other statutes. The fourth part of our CCPA series reviews litigation exposure that businesses collecting personal data on California consumers should consider

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The promises and pitfalls of cryptocurrency for casinos - compliance challenges and opportunities for the gaming industry

What are the compliance risks for virtual currency customers wanting to enter the casino industry and casinos wondering whether to incorporate cryptocurrencies into their business models?

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Savings accounts: in or out?

In a judgement that will have a major impact, the CJEU has said that an online direct savings account which permits unlimited access to funds, but only through a current account, is not a "payment account" under Article 4(14) of PSD1

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U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration consults on new, outcome-based privacy approach

The Request for Comments proposes seven desired outcomes that should underpin privacy protections and the outcome-based approach will provide greater flexibility, consumer protection, and legal clarity

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Will the UK meet the EU adequacy test?

Upon Brexit, the UK will become a so-called ‘third country’, which is a concern as transfers of personal data from the EU to third countries are severely restricted. The UK Government wants to ensure that the UK is regarded as an adequate jurisdiction, which would allow unconstrained transfers of personal data from the EU. But will it be?

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The challenge ahead – data mapping and the CCPA

A key first step for any company subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will be to inventory the personal information it collects, stores and shares. The third installment of our series on the CCPA sets out the main issues to consider when contemplating a data mapping exercise

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The challenge ahead – getting to grips with the key terms in the CCPA

The use of some of the terms in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) differs from that in other US privacy laws and these differences could have implications for organisations trying to achieve compliance. The second installment of our series on the CCPA details some of the key definitions

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