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Indian Government Official asks EU to declare India an adequate country for data transfers

Shri Anand Sharma, Union Minister for Commerce, Industry & Textiles in India, emphasised, at a bilateral meeting with the European Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, that in order for the Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA) between the EU and India to be successful, India must be declared an adequate country for data transfers. … Continue Reading

Reed Smith hosts seminar on “Taming the e-Beast: What you need to know about Records Management, Data Protection and E-Disclosure in this Electronic Age”

This post was also written by Rosanne Kay. Reed Smith hosted a seminar in its London office to discuss issues companies face arising from poor Records Management, Data Protection, E-Disclosure and the Proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation. Speakers included the UK Information Commissioner’s Office Head of Strategic Liaison, Jonathan Bamford, and Reed Smith London … Continue Reading

A busy week in Europe: Do Not Track, Children’s Internet Privacy, Data Breach Notification and Transfers of Passenger Record Data

Hasn’t it been a busy week in Europe? The regulators seems to be falling over one another in a race to the top of privacy regulation. Targeted are web browsers and ‘do-not-track’ mechanisms, children’s internet privacy, banks, and the U.S.’s request for passenger data. The European Commissioner Nellie Kroes came close to threatening the advertising … Continue Reading