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It’s finally here. On 20 August 2021, the People’s Republic of China enacted the Personal Information Protection Law. The law is comprehensive, comprising 74 articles in eight separate chapters. Like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, it is now the fundamental regulatory regime for personal information in its jurisdiction. It becomes effective on 1 November 2021, a little under two months away.
In June 2021, the European Union Commission proposed revisions to a key piece of EU product safety and consumer protection - the General Product Safety Directive. The proposal seeks to align key frameworks with the changing landscape of consumer protection requirements as a result of globalisation, modernisation and the COVID-19 pandemic to provide the highest level of product safety and consumer protection.
Case review 13/08/2021
High Court judgment considers breach of confidence and misuse of private information in data breach claim
Judgment has been handed down in the case of Warren v DSG Retail Ltd, striking out the claimant’s claim for breach of confidence, misuse of private information and negligence.
Understanding the political direction of travel at a country level is increasingly significant for businesses operating across international borders. This report demonstrates how salient macro-political issues are among grassroots communities, providing businesses and their insurers with a clear understanding of emerging risk to enable long-term sustainable operations.
Technological innovation in the food industry: increasing quality control and preventing product liability claims and recalls
Technology is developing at rapid pace and no more so than in the food product industry. Artificial intelligence (AI) as utilised within the food industry was valued at around US$3 billion in 2020 and is predicted to grow to around 10 times that figure by 2026. This is indicative of an area with clear potential for transforming the way food is grown, produced, packaged and distributed, and how the associated risks are managed.
The COVID-19 pandemic has driven us all towards more use of and reliance upon technology for reasons of remoteness from one another, and generating efficiency in tougher times. This upwards trend includes an increase in the number of businesses seeking to make better use of the data within their businesses via artificial intelligence technologies.
Ransomware attacks have become one of the biggest cyber threats to all organisations. In 2020 and 2021 there have been a spate of attacks targeting councils. The consequences can be catastrophic: systems down for days or sometimes weeks, scrambled files, and employees unable to carry out duties.
A roundup of recent global cyber-related developments, including the introduction of mandatory data breach notification requirements in Singapore, the digitisation of insured businesses and resulting risks to insurers, the Bermuda Cyber Underwriting Report, corporate forum shopping for favourable data protection laws and the New York launch of the Cyber Insurance Risk Framework.
2021 promises to be a year dominated by evolution, transformation, and resilience. In this article we identify some of the key areas and issues that will have an impact upon the London marine market in 2021.
Despite the challenges that all global businesses have experienced in the last year, the drive to automation is continuing and in some instances - possibly as a result of the re-evaluation of business models promoted by the pandemic - is increasing in pace. The UK Government intends to take one of the leadings roles in this development, specifically within the maritime sector.