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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

07 December 2018
János Böszörményi GDPR implementing legislation in Austria

Austria - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has created a new understanding and awareness of data protection. Despite being a directly applicable legal act, the GDPR has created significant work for the Austrian federal legislature, which has chosen to impose it by implementing the narrow but general Data Protection Act and introducing amendments to ordinary legal acts individually. However, these amendments are essentially limited to wording adjustments and restrictions on data subjects' rights.

Author: János Böszörményi
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Samuel Yang Pilot work commences on critical information infrastructure security examination assessment guidelines

China - AnJie Law Firm

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently held a meeting to commence the pilot work on the Information Security Technology – Guidelines for Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) Security Examination Assessment (For Approval). The pilot work will focus on the reasonability and practicability of the guidelines. Twelve CII operators from the telecoms, internet, transportation, energy, finance, e-government and public services industries have been selected as pilot units.

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
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Recent updates

Stephanie Wu Yuanyuan Internet watchdog issues first measures to regulate blockchain services

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Stephanie Wu Yuanyuan, Ying Song, Philip Wei
Sergey Medvedev New legal initiatives to regulate Big Data

Russia - Gorodissky & Partners

Authors: Sergey Medvedev, Ilya Goryachev
Yael Navon Duties to notify cyber breach updated

Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

Author: Yael Navon
Arthur Shay 5G regulatory sandbox expanded

Taiwan - Shay & Partners

Author: Arthur Shay
Helen Kelly Media merger regime: four years later – what you need to know

Ireland - Matheson

Authors: Helen Kelly, Kate McKenna, Simon Shinkwin
Federico Hernández Arroyo Federal Telecommunications Institute publishes new guidelines regarding accessibility of broadcast TV services

Mexico - Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Author: Federico Hernández Arroyo
Jürg Schneider Government recommendations for IT resilience and cybersecurity

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

Authors: Jürg Schneider, Hugh Reeves

Upcoming event

IPBC Europe 2019

March 27-28 2019 – Paris, France

In the era of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), European companies are faced with a number of exciting opportunities – but also significant IP challenges. At a time when old methods of managing IP are becoming redundant, IPBC Europe 2019 will explore how IP executives inside the continent’s businesses can devise and build sustainable value creation programmes in a rapidly changing world. At IAM’s IPBC Europe 2019 – taking place in Paris on 27 and 28 March – these issues and more will receive detailed consideration. Designed by and for European IP owners, the programme for IPBC Europe 2019 will explore how IP managers inside the continent’s businesses can devise and build sustainable value creation programmes in the rapidly changing world.

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