With an effective date of February 17, 2024, the Digital Services Act (“DSA”) will start applying to most online platform providers in less than a year. The DSA, which introduces due diligence and transparency obligations regarding algorithmic decision-making by online platforms, such as social media, video sharing or e-commerce, entered into force on November 16,
How Will the GDPR Impact E-Commerce Businesses?
By Mark A. Prinsley & Oliver Yaros on
Posted in Data Transfers, EU / EEA, GDPR, Privacy / Data Protection
The new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will come into force throughout the European Union on May 25, 2018. The GDPR will replace existing data protection laws and introduce significant changes and requirements that will have a wide-ranging impact worldwide on the way organizations handle and use data.
The GDPR is a real game changer…
Trans-Pacific Partnership Takes On E-Commerce, Cybersecurity and Encryption
By Rajesh De & Timothy J. Keeler on
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPP) was signed on February 4, 2016. The TPP concerns a wide range of issues and has been negotiated over several years by the United States and 11 Pacific Rim trading partners (collectively, the Parties). Signing the agreement is not ratification. Rather, it triggers the process by which the TPP…