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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

14 February 2020
Arthur Shay Cybersecurity trends and issues: Taiwan

Taiwan - Shay & Partners


The Cybersecurity Act came into effect in Taiwan in 2019 and introduced new compliance requirements for reporting cybersecurity incidents that affect the telecoms, banking and transport industries in particular. In addition, Taiwan has just finished the first stage of the 5G spectrum option and the security by design of the network will be further developed in 2020. This video discusses the implications of the Cybersecurity Act for businesses as well as 5G network security developments.

Author: Arthur Shay
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Federico Hernández Arroyo Draft rules on net neutrality issued for public consultation

Mexico - Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In December 2019 the Federal Telecommunications Institute issued draft rules for public consultation to further regulate net neutrality in Mexico. Further discussions are anticipated following the consultation period and the definitive rules are expected to be published in mid-2020. Nonetheless, the publication of draft rules to regulate net neutrality is a positive step which has long been awaited by both industry players and non-governmental organisations.

Author: Federico Hernández Arroyo
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Gordon Drakes Data protection post-Brexit: a game of 3D chess

United Kingdom - Fieldfisher LLP

The year 2019 was one of high-octane political drama for the United Kingdom, culminating in its withdrawal from the European Union. While there was no cliff edge on 31 January 2020, there are significant challenges ahead, including in the cross-cutting area of data protection, which could affect many UK businesses.

Authors: Gordon Drakes, Eleonor Duhs
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Steven B Steinborn National Advertising Division refers supplement advertising to FTC

USA - Hogan Lovells

A recent action by the National Advertising Division (NAD), a self-regulatory arm of the Better Business Bureau, illustrates that advertisers that participate but decline to be bound by an NAD decision can expect to be referred to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The NAD recently announced that it had referred advertising claims made by a dietary supplement company to the FTC for further review, following a challenge by the Council for Responsible Nutrition.

Authors: Steven B Steinborn, Mary Lancaster
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