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Privacy & Data Protection
June 2019

Recent updates from the Privacy & Data Protection Group

Table of Contents

1. Member News & Legal Updates

2. WLG News

3. Group Leaders

4. Submit Content


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WLG’s Privacy & Data Protection Group met via teleconference on June 4th. Members discussed experiences and challenges one year into GDPR and recapped highlights from WLG’s Spring Semi-Annual Conference in Cape Town, South Africa and the IAPP’s Global Summit in Washington, D.C.

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mason hayes & curran, Posted May 23, 2019

Ireland: GDPR - One Year Older, But Are We Any Wiser?

We have survived the first year of living with the GDPR. After all the panic and hard work, we look at what has happened in the last 12 months and what can be learned.

cms von erlach poncet, Posted april 24, 2019

Switzerland: Consultation Launched to Amend Swiss Laws

After issuing a report at the end of 2018, the Swiss Federal Council recently initiated a consultation on amendments to several federal laws to accommodate the needs of businesses using DLT/Blockchain technology.

cms netherlands, Posted april 11, 2019

Netherlands: GDPR Regulation to Protect Car and Driver Data

With cars increasingly linked to the internet and 7% of the 8.5 million cars in the Netherlands currently connected, the Dutch Data Protection Authority has announced that it will lay down new rules on the ownership and use of travel data

goodmans, Posted april 15 , 2019

Canada: Privacy Commissioner Reverses Its Position on Cross-Border Transfers of Personal Information

In April, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada launched a “Consultation on transborder dataflows” in which it proposes to totally reverse its policy position on cross-border data transfers by organizations subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.


WLG News

New Member Firm

World Law Group welcomed Paraguayan firm Gross Brown to the membership at the Spring Semi-Annual Conference in Cape Town in May. With the addition of Gross Brown, WLG now has 59 member firms.

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Group Leaders

locke lord llp

Ted Augustinos

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CMS Germany

Christian Runte

Email Christian Harold Kahlenberg

city-yuwa partners

Hitoshi Sakai

Email Hitoshi Harold Kahlenberg

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