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The challenge ahead – the CCPA and employee data

This seventh post in our CCPA series lays out why the issue of CCPA applicability to employees is controversial and offers potential strategies to address CCPA compliance requirements in respect of personnel records


The challenge ahead – four key considerations under the CCPA for health and life sciences companies

How can the health privacy community manage the new requirements introduced by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) with exiting health privacy laws? This sixth part in our CCPA series outlines four steps health and life sciences companies may consider to assess the CCPA’s operational impact


The challenge ahead – a comparison of 10 key aspects of the GDPR and the CCPA

The fifth installment of our series on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) examines the similarities and differences between the CCPA and the the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how businesses can capitalise on GDPR compliance programs when preparing for the CCPA

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Dutch Data Protection Authority issues guidance on interaction between GDPR and PSD2

The Data Protection Authority has pointed out that the required consent under PSD2 is an additional protection imposed by the Directive but it is not a legal basis for the processing of personal data under the GDPR


The Morrisons' effect – the dawn of a new wave of class action for personal data breaches in the UK?

With the entry into force of the GDPR, are we going to see a greater number of collective actions for data privacy breaches and how can organsations protect themselves?


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


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


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?