Regulators collaborate to oversee digital

    UK Regulators will be working more closely together in future to oversee digital markets. Concerns about tech have increased during the pandemic with a sharp increase in cyber crime and the use of data collected during the pandemic causing concern amongst citizens. Data has become a more contentious area. Read more

    China Cyber Security and Data Protection Update – April 2021

    This e-bulletin summarises the latest developments in cybersecurity and data protection in China. We focus on four areas: regulatory, enforcement, industry and international developments. Our Highlights Whilst the MIIT continues to crack down on mobile applications that infringes individuals’ interests in personal information, four ministries jointly issued the regulations setting out the scope of personal … Read more

    China Cyber Security and Data Protection Update – March 2021

    This e-bulletin summarises the latest developments in cybersecurity and data protection in China. We focus on four areas: regulatory, enforcement, industry and international developments. Our Highlights The financial regulators have continued to increase their efforts to develop and protect financial data. The People’s Bank of China released new standards on enhancing the data capability of … Read more

    Consumer class actions – global perspectives

    The latest edition of our Future of Consumer series looks at key areas of class action risk that businesses in the Consumer sector are facing across key jurisdictions of the UK, the US, and Australia, including: Product liability and consumer law; Supply-chain issues (with a focus on business human rights and environmental, social, and governance); … Read more

    China Cyber Security and Data Protection Update – Review of 2020 and Outlook for 2021

    2020 has been an active year for developments in China’s cybersecurity and data protection regimes. In this e-bulletin we highlight the major regulatory and enforcement developments during the year in three key areas: Security protection, where continuous regulatory efforts have been made to supplement technical standards in order to progress the establishment of the multi-level … Read more

    FLAG meeting: Ransomware and data class actions

    Herbert Smith Freehills and the Federation Against Software Theft are delighted to invite you to our joint webinar on Wednesday 20 January 2021, where expert speakers from Herbert Smith Freehills will provide insights into the following topical issues: Ransomware: Ransomware attacks are on the increase and the impact in terms of disruption and damage to reputation … Read more