On the heels of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect last May, U.S. businesses now have a new data privacy law to contend with: the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). What the CCPA provides The CCPA gives consumers four rights: … Read more about Is Your Data Ready? Here Comes the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
Want 57 Million Reasons to Audit Your GDPR Compliance? Just Ask Google.
Late last month, France’s data protection enforcement agency, the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL), slapped Google with a 50 million euro ($57 million) fine for GDPR violations. (See the CNIL’s decision here in French.) That’s the steepest penalty yet under the new law … Read more about Want 57 Million Reasons to Audit Your GDPR Compliance? Just Ask Google.
What We Learned About eDiscovery in 2018
By the time of our mid-year trends post last summer, the year’s key eDiscovery-related themes had already taken significant shape. What trends stuck and what waned before the end of December? Here’s a recap of what 2018 held for our industry. Privacy is king, or at least consumers want it to … Read more about What We Learned About eDiscovery in 2018
Global Data Privacy Requirements—Expanding Beyond the European Union
The launch of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) established 2018 as the year of data privacy, spurring other countries to enact their own laws or update their existing system of laws. Even the U.S. has gotten in on the game, with a new law in California and a potential … Read more about Global Data Privacy Requirements—Expanding Beyond the European Union
How to Balance eDiscovery Obligations and Data Privacy Rights
Imagine this scenario: Your company has customers around the world, with the majority in the U.S., but a non-negligible fraction in the EU. Mindful of those in the EU, you carefully researched your obligations under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and set up an approach that would … Read more about How to Balance eDiscovery Obligations and Data Privacy Rights
The Top 5 eDiscovery Trends of 2018
To date in 2018, the major development in the world of eDiscovery has been an increased focus on personal data privacy—both abroad and, more recently, at home. But software developments and vendor consolidation are also continuing to shape our industry. Here are five of the biggest challenges and … Read more about The Top 5 eDiscovery Trends of 2018
The Post-GDPR Era Begins
What’s happened since the GDPR became effective? And what does it mean for U.S. eDiscovery? Hear that? It’s the sound of thousands of companies breathing a sigh of relief: May 25, 2018, the effective date for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), has come and gone—and much like Y2K, … Read more about The Post-GDPR Era Begins