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UK Legislative Developments and the Impact on Cyber

UK Legislative Developments and the Impact on Cyber

Much has been written about the UK’s data protection legislation reform agenda and its apparent lack of impact on the world of cybersecurity. However, ...

The New Zealand approach to compensation claims – will the UK follow suit?

The New Zealand approach to compensation claims – will the UK follow suit?

During the ICO’s annual Data Protection Practitioners’ Conference in July 2022, the Information Commissioner made a passing reference to there being s ...

Developments in Canadian Privacy Law

Developments in Canadian Privacy Law

1. Introduction Canadian privacy law may soon undergo an overhaul. In June, Canadian legislators tabled Bills C-26 and C-27 in an attempt to supplemen ...

Recent Australian Cyber and Privacy Developments (July-September 2022)

Recent Australian Cyber and Privacy Developments (July-September 2022)

New security measures to be unveiled after Optus suffers large-scale data breach Optus (a SingTel subsidiary, and Australia’s #2 telco) suffered a hig ...

American Data Privacy Protection Act (“ADPPA”): Is the U.S. Finally Getting Federal Data Privacy Protection?

American Data Privacy Protection Act (“ADPPA”): Is the U.S. Finally Getting Federal Data Privacy Protection?

Overview Although American consumer privacy legislation has been left in the hands of individual States, Federal consumer privacy legislation has been ...

Cyber Newsletter - September 2022

Cyber Newsletter - September 2022

Welcome to the September edition of the Data And Cyber Bulletin. This month, to coincide with our Legalign Global colleagues visiting us and clients i ...

Charity annual returns to become more onerous?

Charity annual returns to become more onerous?

Completing your charity’s annual return is potentially going to be harder work from next year, with the Charity Commission looking to significantly in ...

Latest on legislative changes and code of practice updates for charities

Latest on legislative changes and code of practice updates for charities

As reported in our article published on 11 May 2022, the first tranche of provisions of the Charities Act 2022 are due to come into force in Autumn th ...

Is your charity reporting serious incidents as it should?

Is your charity reporting serious incidents as it should?

The Charity Commission’s recently published annual report for 2021-22 saw a 20% reduction in the number of serious incident reports made by charities ...

Trustee duties on bullying and harassment

Trustee duties on bullying and harassment

In August the Charity Commission clarified the responsibilities of trustees in preventing and responding to incidents of bulling and harassment in the ...