On September 18, 2020, Brazil’s data protection law (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais, or “LGPD”) became retroactively effective August 16, 2020. Penalties do not begin until August 1, 2021, based on a previous delay passed by Brazil’s legislature. Brazil’s legislature previously rejected a provisional measure which would have postponed applicability of
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Is Coming: What Does It Mean For U.S. Businesses?
By Brandon Robinson on
With the May 25, 2018 deadline quickly approaching, many businesses are scrambling to prepare for compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and questions and conversations are heating up. Still others are still trying to wrap their arms around what GDPR is and what it means for U.S. businesses. For those of you…
China’s Cybersecurity Law Takes Effect Today, Still Leaves Many Questions
Today, on June 1, 2017, China’s new cybersecurity law, entitled the “Network Security Law”, goes into effect. The law was passed in November 2016. It now becomes legally mandatory for “network operators” and “providers of network products and services” to: (a) follow certain personal information protection obligations, including notice and consent requirements; (b) for network…