Imminent changes to the legal landscape in China likely will further complicate investigations and litigation involving information stored in China.… Continue Reading
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 or GDPR sets out the conditions under which employees’ personal data can be processed. In order to process personal data lawfully, at least one ground under GDPR must apply.… Continue Reading
In less than two weeks the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will be in full force. Most companies subject to the GDPR have prioritized efforts to implement necessary internal safeguard measures, procedures and required contractual provisions.… Continue Reading
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is set to take effect on May 25, 2018. In spite of having been adopted nearly two years ago, in April 2016, analysts predict that by the end of 2018, more than 50 percent of companies affected by the GDPR will not be in full compliance with its requirements.… Continue Reading
Companies minimize the risk of corruption by adequately vetting their prospective representatives — typically by reviewing information about the financial interests and relevant connections of the intermediaries’ owners and key personnel, and screening those individuals for reputational and criminal-history issues.… Continue Reading
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