• IP and Privacy Update | December 2019

    The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will apply within less than a month! Are you ready? The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will apply from January 1, 2020. Organizations which are subject to the CCPA, including those which are already fully GDPR compliant, should make sure that they comply with the requirements of the CCPA. The enactment of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which came into effect on May 25, 2018, was followed by a worldwide trend towards enacting new data protection laws and/or strengthening and revising existing data protection laws. Most of such laws, if not all … Continue reading "Banking Update | January 2020"
  • IP and Privacy Update | September 2019

    The Cayman Islands Data Protection Law The Cayman Islands, as many other jurisdictions which treat privacy as a constitutional right and have enacted data protection laws that protect privacy by regulating the handling of personal information, has adopted the new Cayman Data Protection Law, 2017 (the “DPL“) which will come into force on September 30, 2019. The main principles of the DPL are as follows:   Applicability: The DPL applies to data controllers (the person who determines the purposes, conditions and manner in which any personal data is processed). Data controllers are required to ensure that the personal data which … Continue reading "Banking Update | January 2020"