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EU General Data Protection Regulation: What Impact for Businesses Established Outside the EU

The 261-page final draft of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaces Directive 95/46/EC (Directive), was formally approved by the EU Parliament on April 14, 2016. The document is expected to be published in the Official Journal of the European Union (EU) in June, and to enter into force 20 days thereafter. The … Continue Reading

WP29: Thumbs Down to Draft EU-US Privacy Shield

In a 58-page opinion published April 13, 2016, the influential European Union Article 29 Working Party (WP29), which includes representatives of the data protection authorities of the 28 EU Member States, expressed significant concerns with respect to the terms of the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield that is intended to replace the EU-US Safe Harbor. The … Continue Reading

10 Privacy and Data Security Mistakes Start-Ups Should Avoid

With a staggering amount of startups starting their way in Israel every year, it is no wonder the country’s most common nickname is “Startup Nation”. On their path to success, Israeli entrepreneurs must focus on privacy and data security compliance as a mandatory step. Most technology start-up companies lack the experience and resources needed to … Continue Reading
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