Status Update on Privacy Shield Replacement

On March 25, the European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo issued a joint statement announcing a preliminary replacement for the Privacy Shield framework. The Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework will allow data transfers between…

Read More
IoT

Diving Into IoT Data? Here Are Some Privacy Considerations

Many insurers contemplate using data from internet-connected devices, including wearables, for a deep dive into wearers’ lifestyles and invaluable insights for automated underwriting. Before diving into the deep end, there are numerous privacy considerations. To ensure your IoT data does not plunge you into trouble: Adjust your data map. Begin by drawing out all the…
Read More
Privacy

U.S. Privacy Law: Past, Present and Future

Privacy law is a hot topic for legislatures in the United States at both the state and federal levels. With the advent of influential laws from international governments, including the European Union, the lack of significant privacy regulation in the U.S. has become glaringly apparent. In this article, we discuss the history of privacy regulation…
Read More
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…
Read More
Data Sharing

France Moves to Stop Data Sharing with US

Under the CLOUD Act, companies registered in the United States are obligated to share with U.S. authorities data belonging to foreign entities. France’s top cybersecurity official, Guillaume Poupard is working to stop that practice.  Poupard, who is the director general of ANSSI–France’s cybersecurity agency–wants to stop cloud providers like Microsoft, Amazon, and Google from sharing…
Read More
Back To Top