data privacy

UK: Important judgment on de minimis threshold in data protection compensation claims – Rolfe -v- Veale

Authors: David Cook, Benjamin Fellows As organisations face an ever increasing volume of civil claims seeking damages for trivial infringements of data protection law, the High Court in Rolfe & Others -v- Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP [2021] EWHC 2809 (QB) has provided a welcome judgment dismissing such a claim in circumstances where it was implausible that …

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US: Cyber Risk: Facing Off Against Employee Monitoring Requirements

Authors: Carol A.F. Umhoefer and Alaa Salaheldin Global companies face increased pressure to adopt strong cyber risk mitigation measures in today’s rapidly evolving cyber threat-heavy business environment. According to security company PurpleSec LLC, in 2020 alone, cybercrime is reported to have increased by up to 600% as a result of new incentives and opportunities for …

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