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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

15 November 2019
Arthur Shay Online box office liable for data theft and consequential damages

Taiwan - Shay & Partners

In September 2019 a landmark appeal court decision found an online information service provider liable for consequential damages of data theft. Before this decision, most data theft cases in civil actions were resolved by a summary judgment under the Personal Data Protection Act, which offers claimants statutory compensation for non-pecuniary damages of between NT$500 and NT$20,000 per incident.

Author: Arthur Shay
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Paul Otto New York enacts new data security laws

USA - Hogan Lovells

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law a pair of bills establishing new requirements for businesses that process certain personal information relating to New York residents. The changes include expanding the scope of information covered by New York's data breach notification law. Businesses maintaining the private information of New York residents will now be required to develop reasonable safeguards within their organisation as part of a new reasonable security requirement.

Authors: Paul Otto, Peter M Marta
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Recent updates

Samuel Yang PBoC proposes new rules to regulate collection and processing of personal financial information

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Samuel Yang, Yang Chen
Mark M Brennan California attorney general releases proposed CCPA regulations

USA - Hogan Lovells

Authors: Mark M Brennan, Timothy P Tobin, Bret S Cohen, Melissa K Bianchi

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4th Annual IBA European Start-Up Conference

20 November 2019 – London, England

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28 January 2020 – London, UK

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24-25 March 2020 – Dublin, Ireland

After 2019’s sell-out event in Paris, next year’s IPBC Europe – Europe’s foremost conference about IP value creation – will take place in Dublin from 24 to 25 March, 2020. Being held at the prestigious Shelbourne Hotel, the event will once again be Europe’s leading gathering of senior IP professionals from European companies of all sizes.

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