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The UK has made several consequential amendments to its primary electronic surveillance law, the Investigatory Powers Act (“IPA”). These changes have the potential to impact the development of certain privacy-enhancing services by technology companies, whilst also widening the scope of the government’s access to certain electronic datasets. There is also the possibility of an impact

In Hungary, the NIS2 Directive was transposed in May 2023 following the adoption of Act 23 of 2023 on cybersecurity certification and cybersecurity supervision. Under the Hungarian legislation transposing the NIS2 Directive, domestic entities have until 30 June 2024 to register.

As the title of the new Hungarian legislation indicates, the Act, in addition to

In the rapid development of artificial intelligence (“AI”), regulators are playing catch up in creating frameworks to aid and regulate its development.

As the AI landscape begins to mature, different jurisdictions have begun to publish guidance and frameworks. Most recently, on 11 June 2024, Hong Kong’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (“PCPD”)

In March 2024, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament reached a deal on a provisional agreement for the European Health Data Space (“EHDS”) regulation as part of the broader EU data strategy. The Council of the European Union published the compromise text of this agreement as a work-in-progress, providing insights into

The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has published its 2023 Annual Report, highlighting a record year with DPC fines accounting for 87% of all GDPR fines issued across the EU. A busy year for the DPC also saw a 20% increase in reported personal data breaches as Helen Dixon steps down after 10 years in

Disclaimer: This article first appeared in the June 2024 issue of PLC Magazine, and is available at http://uk.practicallaw.com/resources/uk-publications/plc-magazine.

In order to capture the benefits of data-driven innovation, the EU and the UK are taking action to facilitate data sharing across various industries.

In the EU, the European Commission is investing €2 billion to foster