Disclaimer: This article first appeared in the June 2024 issue of PLC Magazine, and is available at http://uk.practicallaw.com/resources/uk-publications/plc-magazine.

In order to capture the benefits of data-driven innovation, the EU and the UK are taking action to facilitate data sharing across various industries.

In the EU, the European Commission is investing €2

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In the UK, there is currently heightened regulatory scrutiny and increased public interest in children’s data protection and online harm, with a raft of new guidance and regulation from both the ICO and Ofcom, the chief regulator of the Online Safety Act, in relation to children’s safety online. 

Since the introduction of the ICO’s Children’s

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Data classification and grading is an obligation that each data handler must comply with under the Chinese data protection laws. Data handlers have been waiting for clear requirements and standards on how to carry out the relevant work. The newly published national standard GB/T 43697-2024 Data Security Technology – Rules for Data Classification and Grading

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On March 6, 2024, the New Hampshire Governor signed into law Senate Bill 255 (the “NH Act”), making New Hampshire the 15th state to adopt a comprehensive state privacy law. The NH Act will take effect January 1, 2025. This post explores how the NH Act stacks up against the other comprehensive state privacy

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On January 16, 2023, the New Jersey Governor signed into law Senate Bill 332 (the “Act”) making New Jersey the 14th state to adopt a comprehensive state privacy law. The Act will take effect on January 15th, 2025, and requires the Division of Consumer Affairs to issue rules and regulations to effectuate

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In 2010, Congress included a provision in the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA) requiring that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) promulgate rules effectuating what is commonly referred to as “Open Banking.”   Specifically, the rules would require any entity that engages in offering or providing a consumer financial product or service to make

Continue Reading US: Open Banking Regulation Arrives in the US

Since the enactment of Singapore’s Cybersecurity Act (Act) in August 2018, the digital battlefield has transformed dramatically. The nation’s move towards digitalisation has not only spurred the growth of Singapore’s digital economy but also brought new cyber threats and challenges to the fore.

Given this, the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA

Continue Reading Imminent Changes to Singapore’s Cybersecurity Act: New Obligations on Service Providers

We (finally) have more clarity as to the next steps in the long-awaited reform of the Australian Privacy Act.

As we noted back in February this year (see here), the Attorney-General’s Department recommended a number of changes to Australia’s core privacy regime, which saw its last major overhaul in 2014.

The Australian Government

Continue Reading Australia – next stages in the Privacy Act review confirmed

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Start preparing now to comply with India’s new data protection law. While there are similarities with EU/UK GDPR – and sufficient harmonisation with data protection laws across APAC to continue a regional data compliance in Asia – the practicalities of implementation and compliance should not be

Continue Reading India: New Digital Personal Data Protection Act, Start Planning Now.