The UK Government has relaunched its efforts to reform the UK’s data protection regime, with the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (No. 2) (the “Bill“) being introduced to Parliament on Wednesday 8 March. The Bill supersedes a previous version that was originally published in July 2022 (see our previous legal update).

In this National Cybersecurity Awareness Month conversation, Mayer Brown lawyers from our global practice will discuss the latest legal trends and developments relating to cybersecurity in China, Europe and the UK. Topics will include:

  • The implications for international businesses seeking to comply with China’s new Data Security Law and Personal Information Protection Law in combination

On 10 February 2021, the EU Member States agreed on a position for revised rules on the privacy and confidentiality of electronic communications, which allows the Council presidency to start discussions with the European Parliament on the final text of the planned ePrivacy regulation.

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Privacy developments have been evolving rapidly over the past year globally. Our panelists will focus on recent major privacy developments in jurisdictions worldwide, including the impact of Schrems II and Brexit on data transfers, the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais (LGPD) coming into effect in Brazil, developments concerning the California Consumer Privacy Act

This legal briefing provides legal counsel, senior management and other stakeholders with an explanation about what could happen next, the implications for data privacy, intellectual property and information technology related matters in the UK and how your organization should start to plan to address the developments that may be caused by Brexit.

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