Collective Redress

The EU’s Collective Redress Directive — An Analysis of the Interplay with EU General Data Protection (GDPR)

In this fourth alert in our series regarding the European Parliament’s formal endorsement of a new collective actions legislation titled the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Representative Actions for the Protection of the Collective Interests of Consumers, we analyze the interplay between this new Directive and EU General Data Protection 2016/679, also known…
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CPPA

CPPA to Target Ad-Tracking

California is gearing up to write rules to enforce its California’s Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). Regulators, led by California Privacy Protection Agency Director Ashkan Soltani, are preparing to write rules to guide that enforcement and those rules could address the new forms of identity technologies that advertisers and publishers are currently testing. Soltani criticized email-based…
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UK

UK Proposes Reforms to Data Protection Laws

On 10 September 2021, the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) published its long-awaited proposals for reform of the country’s data protection laws. The consultation paper includes a detailed and comprehensive set of suggested amendments to the UK GDPR, Data Protection Act 2018, and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), with…
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Cookies

French Regulator Cracks Down on Cookies

In June, the CNIL–France’s regulatory body for data privacy and protection–issued notices of noncompliance to approximately 40 companies that had failed to align with the CNIL’s guidelines on cookies, which were adopted October 1, 2020. In a followup report issued this week, September 14, the CNIL reported that 80 percent of noncompliant companies have since…
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