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On 18 July 2022, the UK government introduced the new Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (Bill). What is the Bill? The new Data Protection and Digital Information Bill contains the government’s proposals to reform the UK’s data protection regime. The Bill quickly follows the government’s publication in June of its response to its consultation on the Data Reform Bill carried out in Autumn 2021 ...

Makarim & Taira S. | August 2022

In order to provide clarity regarding the tax obligations of financial technology providers and users in Indonesia, Indonesia’s Minister of Finance (“MOF”) issued MOF Regulation No. 69/PMK.03/2022 on the Income Tax and Value Added Tax on the Organization of Financial Technology (“MOF Reg 69/2022”) on 30 March 2022, which came into force on 1 May 2022 ...

Makarim & Taira S. | August 2022

Under Government Regulation 71 of 2019 on the Implementation of Electronic Systems and Transactions, Electronic System Organizers (“ESO”) are required to be registered with the Ministry of Communication and Informatics (“MOCI”). In addition, under MOCI Regulation 5 of 2020 (as amended by MOCI Regulation 10 of 2021), this registration obligation must be complied with within 6 months of OSS-RBA licensing coming into effect ...

Makarim & Taira S. | August 2022

Electronic System Organizers (“ESO”) in the private sector, that include foreign private ESOs, which have been registered with the Minister of Communication and Informatics Regulation (“MOCI”) are subject to a number of obligations under MOCI Regulation No. 5 of 2020 on ESOs in the Private Sector as amended by MOCI Regulation No. 10 of 2021 (“MOCI Regulation 5/2020”), as the implementing regulation of Government Regulation No ...

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Mamo TCV Advocates | July 2022

It has been reported by various news outlets that Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has prepared a draft decision which may well lead to the end of EU-US data transfers. This draft decision is a consequence of the concerns which have been raised by USA surveillance laws and practices and comes in the wake of the invalidation of the EU-US Privacy Shield by the Court of Justice of the EU a few years ago ...

Buchalter | July 2022

July 20, 2022 By: Michael Flynn* Amidst its increased activity in many different areas, the CFPB recently focused on credit reporting responsibilities under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by issuing an advisory opinion. The CFPB highlighted and set out some specific key points regarding credit reporting responsibilities and prohibitions, and offered a reminder about criminal liability under various provisions in the FCRA ...

In the beginning of the 2000s, as a result of the advance in technology, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) looked to Congress to pass legislation that would ensure protection of citizens' privacy rights. However, Congress thus far has been unable to pass comprehensive privacy protection legislation, leaving it instead to the states to pass their own such legislation in a piecemeal fashion ...

ALRUD Law Firm | July 2022

Please be informed that new laws, introducing major reform of Russian data protection and information regulation, have been passed by the Russian parliament and signed by the President of the Russian Federation, in July 2022. The reform covers: • Significant changes to the Federal Law No ...

Cyber risks are increasing, and as a result, due diligence inquiries and valuations are increasingly focusing on the cybersecurity and privacy risks inherent in a business’s collection, use, retention and disposal of data. Similarly, a business’s information security posture and vulnerability to cyberattacks has become a key concern in corporate due diligence ...

Carey Olsen | July 2022

NotPetya Cyber-attack In June 2017, data-destroying malware called NotPetya, which has since been attributed to Russia’s military intelligence agency, infected hundreds of organizations in dozens of countries causing an estimated $10 billion in losses ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is once again recognized by Managing IP’s IP STARS 2022 as a Tier 1 firm for its Patent practice. Earlier this year, SyCipLaw was also cited as a Tier 1 firm for its Trade mark work. In addition, the firm’s IP practitioners once again received outstanding rankings this year: Vida M. Panganiban-Alindogan, Partner and Head of IP Department (IPD), Trade Mark StarEnrique T ...

Wardynski & Partners | July 2022

  27.06.2022 In the newest episode of News from Poland—Business & Law, Jakub Barański from Wardyński & Partners’ Dispute Resolution & Arbitration practice discusses arbitration as a solution to the rising number of IT-related disputes. Konrad GrotowskiNote, the link will open in a new window, host of the programme, talks about the situation in Poland for retail, real estate development, and transit of goods from Ukraine ...

World Services Group | July 2022

In a recent article published in Risk & Insurance, WSG Member Andrea DeField, Partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth, provides insight on cyber captive options for businesses to manage growing cyber threats and exposure, as cyber coverage terms are tightening and policy rates continue to increase. Cyber Captives 101: Is Self-Insuring the Right Risk Mitigation Choice for Your Business? Cyber coverage is tightening ...

ALTIUS/Tiberghien | July 2022

The European Commission has presented its Proposal for a Regulation on the European Health Data Space (the “Proposal”). While it aims to strengthen the rights of individuals and unlock data’s potential for research purposes, it also adds complexity to an already extensive legal framework. Here is what you need to know: In its 2020 Data Strategy, the European Commission outlined a plan to unlock the untapped potential of the EU data economy ...

DFDL | July 2022

On 20 June 2022, the Personal Data Protection Committee (“PDPC”) enacted subordinate laws complementing the data protection obligations of Data Controllers and Data Processors pursuant to the Thai Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”). This article highlights the following notifications: Notification of the Personal Data Protection Committee Re: Criteria for Preparation and Maintenance of Records of Personal Data Processing Activities B.E ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | July 2022

  On the 6th July, the Malta Business Registry (MBR) issued a circular advising all companies registered in Malta to provide it with an adequate electronic mail address in terms of the legal requirement emanating from Act LX of 2021 by not later than 30th September, 2022. In addition to it being a legal requirement, providing an electronic mail address ensures the timely service of correspondence to company officers ...

The onslaught of ransomware attacks by cybercriminals increases unabated every year, affecting everyone from mom and pop shops on Main Street to corporate lions of Wall Street. Hackers infiltrate an organization's computer network through social engineering tactics like phishing emails or by exploiting network security weaknesses, allowing vital digital information to be hijacked and held for ransom ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | June 2022

Regulation brings uniformity and security, which may feel anathema to the fundamental premise of distributed ledger technology (specifically blockchain and the nascent crypto industry blockchain technology allows) – a world that needs neither trust nor centralized authority. Nevertheless, two U.S. senators are pushing to reconcile these seemingly contrary positions and priorities ...

ALRUD Law Firm | June 2022

Invitation   Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,   ALRUD Law Firm is honored to invite you to our webinar dedicated to the upcoming reform of personal data legislation in Russia ...

Shoosmiths LLP | June 2022

Since the current Electronic Communications Code was introduced in 2017, swathes of it have come under the judicial microscope and even resulted in impending legislative updates. Until now, there has been no scrutiny of the process under which telecommunications apparatus is to be removed following termination of the underlying agreement ...

Shoosmiths LLP | June 2022

Legal directory Chambers and Partners has today launched Global LawTech 2022, ranking Shoosmiths8 Connected Services Cia® and Matters+ as band one products. This global guide is part of Chambers’ professional advisor series and is its second report on the rapidly moving legal technology sector ...

Carey | June 2022

On June 20th, 2022, Law No. 21,459 (hereinafter, the "New Law") was enacted, repealing the Law No. 19,223 (which regulated the former cybercrime offenses), and including several new rules to adapt our legislation to the Cybercrime Convention of the European Council, known as the "Budapest Convention", and to the necessities of a modern society ...

ALTIUS/Tiberghien | June 2022

On 28 May 2022, the Belgian law transposing EU Directive 2019/2161 into the Code of Economic Law (CEL) entered into force (the “Omnibus Act”). The Omnibus Act aims to modernise consumer protection given the increasing development of e-commerce. In addition to new transparency obligations for online marketplaces, the Omnibus Act has new general information obligations, and new unfair commercial practices and obligations for price reduction announcements that apply to all retailers ...

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