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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

09 April 2021
Oki Mori Data protection regulation amendments: new information categories and data subject rights

Japan - Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In 2020 the Diet promulgated the Amendment Act of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, which will come into force by June 2022. Further proposed amendments have recently been published which introduce new service provisions and information categories and strengthen the rights of data subjects. This article outlines the new provisions and information categories that the amendments introduce.

Authors: Oki Mori, Keiji Tonomura, Emi Fujisaki, Naoki Fukumoto
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Siri Alvsing Online marketing of tobacco products

Sweden - Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Despite being heavily regulated, the marketing of tobacco products is rarely subject to judicial review. The Act on Tobacco and Similar Products prohibits the marketing of tobacco products, with three exceptions. This article discusses a Patent and Market Court judgment which clarifies the rules which apply to the online sale of tobacco products under the act.

Authors: Siri Alvsing, Maria Bruder
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Jürg Schneider Parliament adopts Information Security Act

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

Parliament recently approved a new Information Security Act (ISA), almost 10 years after proceedings were initiated. The ISA defines the minimum requirements that all federal authorities must fulfil to protect their information and IT infrastructure. Its approval is a welcome milestone which represents the conclusion of a long parliamentary process and will re-establish information security principles in the federal public sectors.

Authors: Jürg Schneider, Hugh Reeves, Ashley Robinson
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