News and Alerts for May 9, 2022

New Privacy Coalition Gathers to Set Agenda The newly-created Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules Forum-—an international association of countries that includes the U.S., Japan, Singapore, and the Republic of Korea—gathered last week in Hawaii to work on an agreement for, “potential…

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News and Alerts for April 19, 2022

Virginia Passes Amendments to VCDPA Governor Glenn Young of Virginia last week approved three amendments to the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA). The first amendment, H 381, creates an exemption to consumers’ right to delete, and will allow data…

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Cybersecurity Checkup: 5 Steps You Can Take Now

In today’s regulatory and economic environment, organizations need to keep pace with constantly-shifting cybersecurity and data privacy threats. ADCG has sifted through current best practices to provide the following (non-exhaustive) guidance for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), and other compliance…

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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…

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Saudi Arabia’s Data Protection Law: The Personal Data Protection Law

On March 10, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Saudi Data & Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) issued a draft version of executive regulations supplementing the nation’s first standalone comprehensive data protection law, The Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL). PDPL was implemented…

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Payments

CNIL Publishes White Paper on Digital Payments and Data Privacy

The French Data Protection Authority’s white paper discusses how companies can comply with data privacy and security obligations. The use of card, contactless, and innovative digital payment solutions has significantly increased in recent years, fueled by the immediate impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the longer-term growth of e-commerce and open banking. In this…
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Data Protection

Opinion: How the U.S. Government’s Efforts Can Improve Data Privacy and Protection in 2021

This year, cybersecurity incidents, such as data breaches, have led to the proliferation of identity theft and fraud, facilitated by a lack of digital identity verification credentials. Additionally, data privacy legislation has gained momentum at the state level and become a key area of concern for lawmakers and citizens alike. Meanwhile, artificial intelligence and blockchain…
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