• Intellectual Property and Privacy update | July 2020

    A New Draft Bill to Amend the Israeli Protection of Privacy Law In the pre-GDPR era, Israel was recognized as affording “adequate” protection of privacy, which enabled the transfer of personally identifiable information (“PII”) between the EU and Israel. Israel’s Protection of Privacy Law (and related regulations) (the “Law”) are falling behind the high standards that were set by the GDPR. The historic recognition of “adequacy” still stands, however it is being examined. Should this recognition be revoked, additional measures will be required to be implemented in order to lawfully transfer personal data from the EU to Israel. The recent … Continue reading "Mor Itzhak"
  • Intellectual Property and Privacy update | July 2020

    Enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) begins today – are you ready?   As of today, the California Attorney General is expected to start enforcing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which came into effect at the beginning of 2020. Organizations which are subject to the CCPA, including those that are already fully GDPR compliant, should make sure that they comply with the requirements of the CCPA.   The enactment of the EU’s GDPR was followed by a worldwide trend towards strengthening and revising existing data protection laws. In line with this trend, in June 2018 legislators in California … Continue reading "Mor Itzhak"
  • Intellectual Property and Privacy update | June 2020

    Enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will begin next month – are you ready? From July 1, 2020, the California Attorney General is expected to start enforcing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which came into effect at the beginning of 2020. Organizations which are subject to the CCPA, including those that are already fully GDPR compliant, should make sure that they comply with the requirements of the CCPA. The enactment of the EU’s GDPR was followed by a worldwide trend towards strengthening and revising existing data protection laws. In line with this trend, in June 2018 legislators in … Continue reading "Mor Itzhak"