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Brexit and Breaches: A tale of two fines

Brexit and Breaches: A tale of two fines

Much has been written about the impact of Brexit on data protection matters. However, little has been said about the consequence for the world of cybe ...

Cyber Warfare – Now a battle on two fronts?

Cyber Warfare – Now a battle on two fronts?

IT security is firmly in the spotlight as COVID-19 has increased pressure on IT systems to support homeworking and other forms of remote interaction. ...

Data Transfers: Rules for the transfer window and beyond

Data Transfers: Rules for the transfer window and beyond

The week commencing 9 November 2020 has been a very busy one for data protection practitioners, the likes of which haven’t been seen since the closing ...

What can we take from the Data Protection Commission’s first fine?

What can we take from the Data Protection Commission’s first fine?

The child and family agency, Tusla, has become the first organisation in Ireland to be fined by the Data Protection Commission (the “DPC”) for breache ...

Insurance Policies in LatAm in times of COVID-19

Insurance Policies in LatAm in times of COVID-19

As promised in our previous Alert and for the purpose of contributing to the clarification of any concerns or doubts that might arise on the insurance ...

Remote Working: Briefing Note - March 2020

Remote Working: Briefing Note - March 2020

Together, we are all facing many challenges as we adapt to new ways of doing business. Handling information, both ours and our clients, is what we do ...

Coronavirus and Cyber Risks

Coronavirus and Cyber Risks

The staggering advance of the coronavirus is not only having serious implications on health systems around the world, but cybercriminals are taking ad ...

Cyber-attack - Mexico Ministry of Economy

Cyber-attack - Mexico Ministry of Economy

Cyber breach reported by the Mexican Ministry of Economy and extortion demands by fraudsters. According to certain press reports, on 23rd February 202 ...

Commercial allocations of liability in the international commodities trade

Commercial allocations of liability in the international commodities trade

The international commodities market is a complex one. The Commercial Court has considered how to allocate liability within that market when it is dis ...

Climate change for senior managers - Deadline for PRA risk management compliance passes

Climate change for senior managers - Deadline for PRA risk management compliance passes

Earlier this year, the Prudential Regulatory Authority (“PRA”) published a supervisory statement (SS3/19) entitled “Enhancing banks’ and insurers’ app ...