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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

10 May 2019
Samuel Yang New proposal to fine parties which install surveillance in private locations

China - AnJie Law Firm

The Shenzhen Municipality Justice Bureau recently issued draft regulations on the administration of public security video and image systems for public comment. The draft regulations aim to protect public privacy and strengthen internet information security and information sharing by prohibiting the installation of video and image recording systems in certain locations which concern public privacy. Individuals and entities which fail to comply with the regulations will be subject to fines.

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
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Timothy P Tobin FTC seeks comment on proposed changes to GLBA implementing rules

USA - Hogan Lovells

The Federal Trade Commission recently issued notices seeking public comment on proposed amendments to the regulations implementing the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, commonly known as the Safeguards Rule and the Privacy Rule. The proposed changes to the Safeguards Rule add a number of more detailed security requirements, whereas the proposed changes to the Privacy Rule focus on technical changes to align the rule with changes in law over the past decade.

Authors: Timothy P Tobin, Paul Otto, Roshni Patel
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Recent updates

Samuel Yang SAMR launches campaign to regulate online advertising

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
Timothy P Tobin FTC obtains civil penalty under Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

USA - Hogan Lovells

Authors: Timothy P Tobin, Britanie A Hall, W James Denvil, Catherine M Essig
Jürg Schneider Protection of minors in respect of films and video games: consultation process commenced

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

Authors: Jürg Schneider, Annemarie Lagger
Luca Daffra Right to access data also applies to evaluation documents

Italy - Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

Author: Luca Daffra

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IBA – 22nd Annual Transnational Crime Conference

15-17 May 2019 – Buenos Aires, Argentina

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IBA – 25th Annual Global Insolvency and Restructuring Conference

19-21 May 2019 – Sao Paulo, Brazil

This conference will feature a series of programmes on topical business insolvency issues, as analysed and discussed by leading attorneys, academics and judges, with a special emphasis on recent developments in Latin America. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in small discussion groups focused on particular industries that are currently experiencing financial distress.

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IBA – 5th Global Entrepreneurship Conference

20-21 May 2019 – Copenhagen, Denmark

The 5th IBA Global Entrepreneurship Conference will explore how digitalisation has already disrupted and will further affect various business sectors and examine what role the human factor will have in the post-digitalised business world and society. The conference will focus on the Nordic model and how comprehensive welfare states and progressive societies go hand in hand with free markets and trade to provide a high standard of living.

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