Cyber and Information Law Newsletter: Issue 1 - Round up of 2019

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Cyber and Information Law Newsletter: Issue 1 - Round up of 2019

Published 30 April 2019

Welcome to the relaunch of our cyber and information law round up.

In each edition we intend to cover the key guidance, enforcement action and hot topics of the moment. We also include sector spotlight round ups from our data protection experts in our breach response, technology, health, financial services and employment departments.

You will not be surprised in the current climate, in this edition we also include a Brexit section, pulling together the material guidance available to companies on the steps that need to be taken from a data protection perspective in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Guidance

What has changed with new ICO guidance on controllers, processors and joint controller? What will be keeping the European Data Protection Board busy over 2019 and 2020? And what are the new guidelines for GDPR certification?

Enforcement

The latest news in enforcing data protection laws, including Google's 50 million euro fine for GDPR breaches, and the prosecution of a council employee who passed on personal information of job applicants.

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Cyber and Data Breaches

From our Cyber and Data Risk team, a round up of the latest in their sector, including the demise of success fees for privacy claims, and the release of guidance on GDPR notification thresholds from Spanish regulators.

Brexit

Given the uncertainty, organisations whose businesses rely on cross-border transfers are understandably concerned that Brexit or the lack of a deal will impede processing over night. We have rounded up the guidance issued by various data protection regulators and bodies.

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General Information

In the wider world, Japan has been granted an Adequacy Decision, and we put the spotlight on the Irish Data Protection Commission’s “One-Stop-Shop”.

Sector spotlight

A wrap up of sector spotlight data protection news, including employment, technology, health sector, and financial services.

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Authors

Jade Kowalski

Jade Kowalski

London - Walbrook

+44(0)20 7894 6744

Rhiannon Webster

Rhiannon Webster

London - Walbrook

+44 (0)20 7894 6577

Ceri Fuller

Ceri Fuller

London - Walbrook

+44 (0)20 7894 6583

Khurram Shamsee

Khurram Shamsee

London - Walbrook

+44 (0)20 7894 6566

Christopher Air

Christopher Air

Manchester

+44(0)161 934 3167

Sophie Devlin

Sophie Devlin

Newcastle

+44(0)191 404 4192

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