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New EU data protection rules should allow businesses to make "incidental" transfers of personal data outside of the EU where they have a 'legitimate interest' in doing so, a lobby group of 20 European businesses has said. 28 Aug 2015
The UK's data protection watchdog has raised its concerns that it will be swamped with notifications from organisations about minor data breaches as a result of proposed reforms to EU data protection laws. 28 Aug 2015
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) is likely to come into force in Hong Kong soon. Here is how employers can prepare in advance to ensure that they comply.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in November 2012.
This guide is based on UK law. It was written and last reviewed in January 2010.
Please note: This is one of a series of guides about overseas transfers of personal data. If you're new to that subject, read the introduction to overseas transfers first.
Businesses waiting on the outcome of negotiations over new EU data protection laws would accept tougher rules than currently apply so long as they set clear and achievable requirements for compliance, an expert has said. 28 Aug 2015
Experts have called for mandatory reporting of data breaches in Singapore to bring it in line with "mature jurisdictions" such as the US and Canada, the Straits Times reported . 28 Aug 2015
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