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  1. Legal news
    03 December 2020
    The EU Whistleblowing Directive
    www.twobirds.com/en/in-focus/the-eu-whistleblowing-directive

    Directive (EU) 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law (the Whistleblowing Directive) must be implemented by all EU Member States by no later than 17 December 2021.

  2. Legal news
    26 November 2019
    EDPB Publishes Guidelines on Data Protection by Design and by Default
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/edpb-publishes-guidelines-on-data-protection-by-design-and-by-default

    On 20 November 2019, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) published its draft guidelines on the principles of Data Protection by Design and Default (the “Guidelines”) under Article 25 of the EU General Data ...

  3. Legal news
    07 January 2019
    Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: General Overview
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/big-data-and-issues-and-opportunities-general-overview

    This introductory article is the first in a series of articles looking into the legal, ethical and social issues and opportunities surrounding big data, which were brought to the forefront by the LeMO Project ...

  4. Legal news
    04 February 2019
    Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Breach-related obligations
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/big-data-and-issues-and-opportunities-breach-related-obligations

    In this fifth article in our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (see our previous article here), we focus on some of the breach-related obligations in a big data context. Where relevant, illustrations from ...

  5. Legal news
    19 November 2019
    EDPB Publishes Finalised Guidelines on Territorial Scope
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/edpb-publishes-finalised-guidelines-on-territorial-scope

    On 15 November 2019, the European Data Protection Board ('EDPB') published its finalized Guidelines on the Territorial Scope of the GDPR.

  6. Legal news
    22 January 2019
    Airlines and cyber risk: what is your legal obligation?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/airlines-and-cyber-risk-what-is-your-legal-obligation

    Many of you will be familiar with the NISR (Network and Information Systems Regulations), which came into force on 9 May this year and which have been designed to prevent critical national infrastructure of EU countries ...

  7. Legal news
    28 January 2019
    Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Cybersecurity
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/big-data-and-issues-and-opportunities-cybersecurity

    In this fourth article in our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (see our previous article here), we focus on some of the cybersecurity aspects of big data processing. Where relevant, illustrations from the ...

  8. Legal news
    17 November 2020
    European Commission publishes proposed replacement Standard Contractual Clauses
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/european-commission-publishes-proposed-replacement-standard-contractual-clauses

    On 12 November 2020, the European Commission published a draft Implementing Decision on new standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to third countries (Clauses).

  9. Legal news
    02 November 2020
    Information Commissioner fines Marriott International Inc. £18.4 million in relation to its 2018 data breach
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/information-commissioner-fines-marriott-international

    The Information Commissioner had originally served a Notice of Intent to fine Marriott £99.2 million. The final fine would have been £28 million, but was reduced by 20% to £22.4 million to take account of mitigating ...

  10. Legal news
    19 October 2020
    EDPB Guidelines on targeting social media users
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/edpb-guidelines-on-targeting-social-media-users

    On 7 September 2020, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) published its guidelines on targeting social media users (“Guidelines”) .