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UK is Serious about GDPR Violations - Proposes $124 Million Fine Against Marriott

Everyone knows about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR is the EU’s new privacy regime in the region. Over a year has passed since its implementation and organizations are discovering how strict EU countries will enforce the law. One main provision of the GDPR is for organizations to have security measures in place that will safeguard private consumer data. 

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Australia Takes Steps to Tighten Data Security Laws

Australia has recently taken significant action in the realm of data security that will potentially have global impact. In December 2018, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) released recommendations on ways big technology companies can improve data security.
 

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In a new GDPR World, Information Governance's Time Is Now

Over the years, interest in Information Governance (IG) practices and related technology solutions within the legal industry has ebbed and flowed, primarily following the pattern of economic cycles.  We have reached a tipping point where another cycle of heightened interest from enterprise buyers is well underway.  And this time the benefits realized will live up to the hype resulting in sustained investment.

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How will the GDPR impact international investigations? 

The GDPR updates the EU’s 1995 framework data privacy law—which is outdated due to the technological advances that have occurred since the mid-1990s. The European Commission proposed the GDPR in 2012, to modernize the law and create greater harmonization across the EU. However, the current law is implemented in 20 different ways across the union which makes it challenging for multinational companies to comply. Due to the law’s very broad territorial reach, it applies to companies both in the EU and outside of the EU that collect and process personal data in connection with an EU establishment. 

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