Articles: Legal Requirements (1)

How EU and U.S. Privacy Laws Apply to Foreign Businesses

Privacy law evolved to protect citizens against state surveillance. But it increasingly focuses on protecting citizens from online surveillance by international businesses. The internet's porous borders have forced lawmakers...

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Brazil's LGPD: Everything You Need to Know

Brazil's data protection law, Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD), is finally here. The LGPD is a long and detailed law that will significantly impact day-to-day business...

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Changes to Washington D.C. Data Breach Notification Law

Following several other US states, and many legal jurisdictions around the world, Washington, D.C. has strengthened one of its key privacy laws: the Washington D.C. Data Breach Notification...

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Why the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Was Invalidated

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered its judgment on the case of Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Ltd and...

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Using Standard Contractual Clauses

Standard contractual clauses (SCCs) are a key way to ensure the lawful and secure transfer of personal data from within the European Economic Area (EEA) to "third countries"...

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What Can Happen if You Violate Privacy Laws

Failing to respect your customers' privacy can result in reputational harm, loss of personal information, and wasted resources. Increasingly, it can also put you in violation of the...

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