Technology & Regulation Updates December 2018

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Technology & Regulation Updates December 2018

31 December 2018

2018, which is almost over, can be characterised by the numerous, significant regulatory developments the industry has seen.

We are pleased to present the latest edition of our monthly Technology & Regulation Client Update, which includes a variety of key regulatory, legal and industry compliance developments in the fields of personal data protection, cybersecurity; digital health, eCommerce, digital advertising and content regulations; Internet platform compliance policies; and more:

  • Updated regulatory guidelines in the UK on Data Protection Impact Assessments;
  • New Guidelines by the EDPB on the accreditation of GDPR Compliance Certification Bodies;
  • The largest fine imposed by COPPA in its history, on Oath;
  • Vermont’s Guidance on the new Data Broker Act;
  • FDA’s detailed report on the benefits and risks of Digital Health Tools;
  • Fines imposed on Uber in the UK, the Netherlands and France, following the 2016 data breach;
  • Ad-fraud enforcement actions taken by the US DOJ and Google;
  • SEC fines two celebrities for unlawfully touting coin offerings;
  • The EU Commission’s fines Guess €40M over online sales restrictions;
  • Regulatory Guidance in the Netherlands on Wi-Fi Tracking; and
  • ICO’s fines a tax return services company for sending 14.8M spam texts;

Click here for the full update.



Key Contact:
Ariel Yosefi | Partner
Co-head of Technology & Regulation Department
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