Transfer of personal data between EEA Financial Supervisory Authorities and non-EEA Financial Supervisory Authorities

The EDPB has adopted its Opinion 4/2019 on the draft Administrative Arrangement for the transfer of personal data between European Economic Area (“EEA”) Financial Supervisory Authorities and non-EEA Financial Supervisory Authorities. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and the International Organisation of Securities Commission (IOSCO) have submitted their opinion to frame the transfers of personal data from EEA NCAs (and ESMA itself) to their non-EEA counterparts. To read more: Click here

7th Plenary Session of the EDPB

12/02/2019 - The EDPB plenary session is in full swing. You can consult the plenary agenda below. What will the developments be for Brexit and the note on GDPR data transfers? To read more: Click here

California law could be Congress’ model for data privacy. Or it could be erased

"There is widespread consensus that California lawmakers’ passage last year of a data privacy law, paired with a similar measure enacted by the European Union, has strongly motivated members of Congress to create a federal privacy protection regime. And the fall from grace of some of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms after scandals including the misuse of social media during the 2016 election has given advocates and lawmakers cover to take on tech giants." To read more: Click here

Malicious attacks rise in Australia's latest data breach numbers

-The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) said it received 262 data breach notifications in the third full quarter of the scheme (higher than ever) 

-64% of these breaches were caused by malicious or criminal attack, 33% by human error, 3% system faults. To read more: Click here