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Potential insurance issues arising from corporate forum shopping for favourable data protection laws
The UK officially left the EU in January 2020 with the implementation period, or transition stage, concluding on 31 December 2020 and the new UK/EU a trade deal finally agreed on 24 December 2020. However, large technology companies such as Facebook and Google did not leave their preparations until the last minute.
Do you use your thumbprint or face to access your smart phone? Those are examples of biometric technology which can quickly and accurately identify individual people. As new technology is created to ensure security, recognize people, or prevent fraud, the use of biometric identifiers is becoming more commonplace. Certain lawmakers, however, have growing concerns that the personal and powerful nature of biometric information warrants regulation.
Did you know your company’s privacy obligations may have changed? Privacy laws are continuing to develop in the United States. California is the latest state to pass changes to its privacy legal framework.