The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office and data protection authorities from Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Mexico, Switzerland, Norway, New Zealand, Colombia, Jersey, Morocco, and Argentina have released a joint statement on data scraping and its impact on data privacy.
TECHNOLOGY, OUTSOURCING, AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
In a recent LawFlash, George Cyriac, Wai Ming Yap, and Dr. Axel Spies reviewed key features of India’s new privacy law—the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 (DPDP Act). They also discussed what to expect regarding and how to prepare for these new requirements, including that India’s central government may enact separate rules to give effect to certain provisions of the DPDP Act.
In recent years, the gambling industry has seen significant growth, with online betting and gaming platforms becoming increasingly popular. However, this rapid expansion has also raised concerns about the potential for money laundering, fraud, and problem gambling. To address these issues, the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) issued an open letter to UK Finance (an industry body for banking and financial services) urging the association to support responsible data sharing for financial checks in the gambling industry.
In a major victory for privacy professionals, technology companies, and those intending to use healthcare data to feed artificial intelligence algorithms, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently rejected a putative class action regarding the collection and exchange of anonymized healthcare data.
Morgan Lewis is hosting our annual Tech & Sourcing Summit in New York on Wednesday, October 25. The summit will include a full day of sessions starting in the morning with breakfast, followed by a networking lunch.
Morgan Lewis partners Greg Parks and Ron Del Sesto recently authored an Insight regarding developments in US data privacy law and increased attention on data privacy and security by the US Congress and certain federal agencies.
The EU-US Data Privacy Framework (DPF) became effective on July 10, and on the same day, the European Commission adopted an Adequacy Decision relating to the DPF, as a successor of the EU-US Privacy Shield. While only those companies subject to the jurisdiction of either the Federal Trade Commission or the US Department of Transportation are eligible to self-certify their compliance with the DPF, the scope of eligibility is likely to broaden in the future.
Please join us on July 12, 2023 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET for a discussion on key considerations arising from employing and compensating a global workforce. The panelists—Morgan Lewis labor and employment partners Lesli Ligorner, Matthew Howse, and Jonathan Zimmerman and of counsel Leslie Dupuy—are drawn from four Morgan Lewis offices across three jurisdictions for what promises to be an insightful discussion.
Please join us on May 22 at 9:00–10:00 am EST as Morgan Lewis partner Todd Liao and associate Sylvia Hu provide an update on relevant considerations for technology companies relating to China’s data privacy laws. The discussion will include an overview of China’s data privacy regulatory framework, considerations for cross-border transfers of data and technology, and compliance-related issues.
Our presenters will address certain recommended provisions for terms of service, relevant questions to ask and issues to consider when planning to enter a new geographic market, as well as recommendations on how to manage risk with expanded regulatory requirements.