Was it more hype than reality? With the deadline for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation come and gone, here’s a look at how law firms and their clients braced for impact and now are grappling with the repercussions.
Ben Hancock | May 25, 2018
"None of Your Business," an EU organization headed by Austrian privacy lawyer and activist Max Schrems, has filed four separate complaints against the U.S. tech giants alleging they are forcing users to consent to new privacy policies with an "all or nothing" approach.
Gabrielle Orum Hernández | May 29, 2018
A new legislative tracker from U.K.-based firm Bird & Bird hopes to help organizations keep track of specific privacy regulations across the EU's member states outside of just the GDPR.
Gabrielle Orum Hernández | May 25, 2018
Many of GDPR’s biggest mandates are fundamentally incompatible with blockchain technology. How can blockchain operators find common ground with the new regulation?
Dan Clark | May 25, 2018
Attorneys who work on data and privacy matters say it's unlikely most companies need to worry about multimillion-dollar fines and close probes by regulators just yet.
Ian Lopez | May 24, 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation and China's Cybersecurity Law are aligned in many ways, though there are enough divisions that privacy counsel should be wary in creating a plan to comply with both.
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