Category Archive: Global

Happy Data Protection Day!

To mark International Data Protection Day 2016 we would like to share with you some exciting new projects we have been working on to help you and your organisation prepare for what is expected to be an interesting year for data protection, privacy and security.

Everything you need to know about the EU Data Protection Regulation

We have launched a new microsite providing key information to help you learn more about the EU Data Protection Regulation – what it covers, the impact it is likely to have on organisations across different sectors, actions to take now to prepare, as well as regular updates and information on our webinars and events.

Access the microsite.


Data Privacy ScoreboxWeb DPD Privacy Scorebox January 2016

This is our brand new tool to help you assess your data protection maturity level.  It requires completing a survey covering areas such as storage of data, use of data, and customers’ rights. Once completed, a report summarising your organisation’s alignment with 12 key areas of global data protection is produced.  The report also includes a practical action point check list and peer benchmarking data.

Access the scorebox.

 

Web DPD Laws of the World Handbook January 2016

 

Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook

We are pleased to release the 2016 edition of our highly regarded Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook, which now covers over 80 jurisdictions. This complimentary go-to guide offers a high-level snapshot of selected aspects of data protection laws across the globe, in an easily accessible online format.

Access the handbook.

 

 

Privacy Matters Blog
You may also be interested in our Privacy Matters blog.  Our global team post regular updates on all matters related to data protection, privacy and security. In order to receive an email when a new post is made, please enter your details in the subscription section on the blog homepage.

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About DLA Piper’s Data Protection, Privacy and Security Group
The DLA Piper Data Protection, Privacy and Security Group includes over 150 privacy lawyers worldwide. We provide business-oriented legal advice on achieving effective compliance wherever you do business. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us at dataprivacy@dlapiper.com.

Going Global – Intellectual Property and Technology laws around the world

As part of its Going Global series, DLA Piper has published a guide designed to outline crucial aspects of IPT laws in 29 jurisdictions that are particularly relevant to businesses seeking to expand their operations globally. Read the rest of this entry »

DLA Piper launches Prize Promotions Across the World Handbook (2014)

DLA Piper’s global Advertising Group is pleased to present the 2014 edition of our Prize Promotions Across the World Handbook, covering 20 jurisdictions.

The purpose of this Handbook is to introduce clients to some of the key requirements surrounding prize promotions, from the management of the early stages, to issues which are potentially problematic.

This publication follows DLA Piper’s recent publication of the 3rd Edition of the Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook.

Both publications demonstrate our unrivalled platform and ability to advise clients wherever their business takes them.

To access the Prize Promotions Across the World Handbook, please click here.

All-in November

Overview of the top gambling regulatory developments in November. Read the rest of this entry »

Global gambling advertising

As the relationship between regulated gambling and advertising becomes increasingly emotive, DLA Piper’s gambling team comment on the ways in which individual jurisdictions are handling the issue (often by way of the imposition of certain restrictions or limitations on advertising).

Read Global Gambling Advertising which appeared in the September/October edition of iGaming Business.

Global: Social gaming – where next for the regulatory debate?

The debate around the regulation of social gaming trundles on.

A few months ago, it seemed that the focus had become sharper following the previous sense of hysteria that emerged after the mainstream finally woke up to what was happening. Over the Summer of 2012, we all read various statements made by politicians, regulators and the media that called for changes to laws or claimed that existing laws were already wide enough to cover the phenomenon that was “casino-style social gaming” (or whatever moniker you wished to use for games played with cards, dice or reels that did not involve a cash-out). Read the rest of this entry »

Global: Q & A on corruption in sport

Tom Russell (DLA Piper, London) recently carried out a Q&A session with World Online Gambling Law Report, on the subject of corruption in sport. You can see the results here. Read the rest of this entry »

Global: Open source software – what’s all the FOSS about?

Imran Syed (DLA Piper, London) explores some of the ways that businesses can manage the risks posed by some FOSS licences, particularly in relation to their proprietary intellectual property, allowing them to take advantage of the benefits that intelligent use of FOSS can offer. Read the rest of this entry »

Global: Data Protection Laws of the World v2

DLA Piper’s Global Data Protection and Privacy Group has recently refreshed the Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook and now launches the Second Edition. Read the rest of this entry »

Global: Rights in Data Handbook 2013

DLA Piper’s Rights in Data Handbook summarises the different types of protection which are available for data and databases in 12 key global jurisdictions including the US, China, Japan, Australia and the EU.

The handbook offers practical tips for the many businesses looking to protect and exploit their databases and will be of equal interest to those who use third party data.

 Click here to view.

Global: Tolkien Estate takes aim at the gambling industry

Branded slots has become a key part of operators’ and developers’ businesses. Following production of Lord of the Rings-branded slots, the Tolkien Estate has taken issue with the use of the author’s intellectual property in the gambling environment. Read the rest of this entry »

Global: ICANN reveals all – what should brandowners do now?

John Wilks and Damian Herrington (DLA Piper, London) follow-up on Reveal day coming soon for new gTLD applications: is someone else after your name? with details of the recent announcement by ICANN of the applications received for generic Top Level Domains (“gTLD”) and reiterate the various grounds for objection.

Read ICANN Reveals All: What should brandowners do now?

Global: Data Protection Laws of the World

DLA Piper has recently released the first edition of the Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook 2011/2012 which regular visitors to All-In may find useful. It offers a high-level snapshot of national data protection laws as they currently stand in 58 jurisdictions across the world. It provides a quick overview of the aspects of data protection law that are often of great practical significance to businesses. International data transfer restrictions, security obligations and breach notification requirements are among the topics covered.

View the Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook 2011/2012 here.

Global: reveal day coming soon for new gTLD applications: is someone else after your name?

Gina Durham (DLA Piper, Chicago) discusses the imminent announcement of new generic top-level domain (“gTLD”) and the grounds for which an application for a gTLD may be challenged.

Read Reveal day coming soon for new gTLD applications: is someone else after your name?

Global: The arrival of anti-social

In an article for May’s edition of World Online Gambling Law Report, Stephen Ketteley (DLA Piper, London) discusses the extraordinary growth of social gaming and considers how we may see regulation adapting to cope with this new entertainment genre.

Read the article