International

In the year since the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) went into effect on May 25, 2018, companies worldwide have been adapting to the new privacy rules—and EU regulators have also been busy adjusting to the new...

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On March 21, 2019, Advocate General Maciej Szpunar (“Advocate General” or “AG”) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued an opinion in which he recommended that the Court rule that pre-checked boxes...

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The EU’s highest court may be poised to allow Google and other search engines to honor most right-to-be-forgotten requests in a way that impacts only searches from within the EU, i.e., without affecting results for...

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A Canadian law that goes into effect on November 1st will require companies to maintain a record of all breaches, regardless of whether they are reportable. We’ve previously written about the Canadian law that will...

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Like most reading this article, we have been very busy over the last couple of years preparing our clients for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). In advising companies that range from start-ups to...

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The CLOUD Act has been enacted, effectively mooting the closely watched United States v. Microsoft case and marking a watershed moment in federal and international surveillance law. The Act codifies mechanisms for both US and...

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This post has been updated to reflect that the WP29 has since released updated guidance. In our recent blog post on the Article 29 Working Party’s draft guidance on the GDPR’s breach notification requirements, we...

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This post has been updated to reflect that the WP29 has since released updated guidance. Most companies handling personal data of EU residents know that the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will impose mandatory data...

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What happens when a foreign law enforcement agency seeks information from a U.S.-based communications service provider in order to obtain evidence in an investigation? U.S.-based companies often must consider whether and how to respond to...

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When an elusive defendant disappeared from Canada amid a trade secrets case, a Canadian trial court, finding itself out of options, turned to Google to try to enforce its orders. The court issued an injunction...

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