Oct 232020
 October 23, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Laws, Non-U.S.

Covington & Burling have published a client advisory that will be of interest to many readers.  It begins: On October 21, 2020, the National People’s Congress (“NPC”), China’s top legislative body, released its first draft of the Personal Information Protection Law (the “Draft Law”) for public comment (official Chinese version [Read More…]

Oct 082020
 October 8, 2020  Posted by  Laws, Misc

Eric Goldman writes: The length and complexity of Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), makes it challenging for ordinary citizens to evaluate the proposal. Thus, it’s helpful to hear how members of the privacy community feel about it. They are in the best position to understand and interpret [Read More…]

Oct 062020
 October 6, 2020  Posted by  Business, Laws, Non-U.S., Online

Kristof Van Quathem, Anna Oberschelp de Meneses and Nicholas Shepherd of Covington & Burling write: On October 1, 2020, the French Supervisory Authority (“CNIL”) published the final version of its Guidelines on cookies and other tracking technologies (hereafter, “guidelines” – see announcement here, and guidelines here, in French), as well as an adjoining set [Read More…]

Sep 302020
 September 30, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Laws, Non-U.S.

Sharon Chen and Glenn Haley of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner have a series of articles concerning Hong Kong’s possible protection-strengthening amendments o the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“PDPO”). They write: At present, the PDPO does not require data users to notify data breaches, either to the Privacy Commissioner for Personal [Read More…]