In an era of rapidly shifting data privacy legislation, increasing technological complexity, and the rapid growth of businesses, third-party compliance technologies must match these changes with increasing resilience to avoid becoming obsolete in the future.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: data privacy
Companies are increasingly frustrated by privacy protection laws that vary from country to country. But the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which becomes law on May 25, 2018, eliminates much of the confusion with a uniform code for all EU nations.… Continue Reading
Frances McLeod, a founding partner of Forensic Risk Alliance, is spending a lot of time helping clients deal with EU privacy and data protection issues.
I talked with her about the Safe Harbor (it’s dead), the Privacy Shield, and the EU General Data Protection Regulation.… Continue Reading
I spoke last Thursday with Adam S. Lee, the Special Agent in charge of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Richmond Division.
Any company with more than a small presence in China is likely to need to conduct an internal investigation there at some point.
While investigations in China are not wholly different than in other jurisdictions, our experience handling scores of such investigations leads us to the conclusion that companies can take certain steps in advance to minimize headaches if and when such an investigation in China is needed.… Continue Reading
Jo Sherman spoke with me about her post on the FCPA Blog and how multinationals and their lawyers can deal with EU data protection rules after the Max Schrems decision.
As the owner of an English law firm based in the British Virgin Islands, I read with interest on the FCPA Blog about the recent changes to the European Union’s decision to toughen up even further its data protection rules.… Continue Reading
The UK data privacy watchdog fined the Serious Fraud Office £180,000 ($266,000) Monday for mistakenly disclosing evidence in the BAE investigation about 64 confidential witnesses in the case.
The evidence was generated during the SFO’s six-year investigation of military contractor BAE.… Continue Reading