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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

07 August 2020
Samuel Yang App governance panel issues special governance report on illegal collection of personal information

China - AnJie Law Firm

The App Special Governance Panel recently issued the 2019 Special Governance Report on Apps for Illegal Collection and Use of Personal Information, summarising governance efforts from January 2019. According to the report, illegal collection and use activities by apps will be cracked down on and enterprises' capacity to protect personal information will be greatly improved. Further, knowledge of personal information protection by apps should be extensively available.

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
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Ivana Manovelo AI regulation – an overview

Croatia - Macesic & Partners

At present, the regulation of the AI sector in Croatia is practically non-existent, as is the case in many other EU member states. This might be viewed as troublesome, as the technology is advancing rapidly without a specific legal control system to provide guidance. However, the issues arising from the use of AI are complex and difficult to foresee, which makes the legislative process time consuming and demanding.

Author: Ivana Manovelo
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Jürg Schneider ECJ declares EU-US Privacy Shield Framework invalid – impact on Switzerland

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently declared that the European Commission's decision that the United States ensured an adequate level of protection of personal data transferred under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework was invalid. This article examines the effect that the ECJ's decision will have on the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework.

Authors: Jürg Schneider, Lena Götzinger
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Recent updates

Vasudha Luniya COVID-19 and data protection and privacy

India - Clasis Law

Author: Vasudha Luniya
Samuel Yang Mobile financial apps must be filed with National Internet Finance Association of China

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
Anthony Rosen New UK regulatory regime on horizon to tackle digital platforms

United Kingdom - Bird & Bird LLP

Author: Anthony Rosen
Will Austin-Vautier Testing times for data privacy

Jersey - Ogier

Author: Will Austin-Vautier
Tim Clipstone ODPA announces extension of exemption registration in Guernsey

Guernsey - Ogier

Authors: Tim Clipstone, Michelle Watson Bunn
Federico Hernández Arroyo COVID-19 and Mexican telecoms sector

Mexico - Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Author: Federico Hernández Arroyo
Steven B Steinborn National Advertising Division issues decision on 100% natural, satiety and curbing cravings claims

USA - Hogan Lovells

Authors: Steven B Steinborn, Mary Lancaster
Valery Narezhniy New tax relief for IT industry

Russia - Gorodissky & Partners

Author: Valery Narezhniy

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