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Author: Carolyn Bigg

Are we seeing a return of proactive enforcement of Hong Kong’s data protection laws, after a lull in recent years?

On 14 November 2022, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (“PCPD”) published two investigation reports for non-compliance of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“PDPO”):

  • EC Healthcare’s failure to obtain

Continue Reading HONG KONG: Increased Enforcement Action?

Author: Sarah Birkett

Anyone with a passing interest in Australian privacy laws will no doubt have heard about the Optus data breach. The incident, which was made public in late September 2022, is thought to have affected around 9 million individuals (almost 40% of the Australian population), with identity documents relating to approximately 2.22 million
Continue Reading AUSTRALIA: Likely increase in maximum penalties for privacy breaches