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Posted in Data Protection & Privacy Natalia GulyaevaMaria SedykhKatherine Gasztonyi

Russia: Main Takeaways from Roskomnadzor’s Open Doors Day

Recently, the Russian Data Privacy Authority (Roskomnadzor) organized an Open Doors Day in honor of the International Data Privacy Day. During the occasion, Roskomnadzor officers presented on the authority’s 2017 enforcement activities. They followed this presentation with an open question and answer period, during which they responded to numerous questions raised by attendees. We summarize the key takeaways below.

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Future-Proofing Privacy: Enforcement and the Risk of Non-Compliance

One of the major purposes of the Regulation is to ensure a consistent application of data protection law throughout the EU, not only to provide a high level of data protection but also to guarantee legal certainty for businesses when handling personal data. This has presented legislators with one of their biggest challenges: how to maintain the existing network of … Continue Reading

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Spain changes the paradigm of international transfers of personal data allowing Spanish data processors to be “exporters” under the Standard Contractual Clauses for the Transfer of Data

Written by Gonzalo F. Gállego and Belén Gámez

It is well-known that international transfers of personal data from EU data controllers to data processors based in “countries not granting an adequate level of protection” (“Third Countries“), are subject to certain requirements provided for in the laws implementing the Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) (the “Directive“) in each … Continue Reading