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Global Data Hub draws on Taylor Wessing's international expertise to provide you with insight and guidance on data protection issues. Our in-depth analysis, news updates and events will help you navigate the minefield of global data protection law.

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Data Protection LegislationData Protection Legislation


EU Member States are starting to publish their own data protection legislation to deal with permitted GDPR derogations and implementation of the Law Enforcement Directive. Member States have made varying degrees of progress with Germany leading the pack. The UK recently published its own draft legislation which has the added complexity of trying to 'Brexit proof' itself. Our international team takes a look at the state of play.

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Regulator guidance on the GDPRRegulator guidance on the GDPR


The GDPR will apply from 25 May 2018. In the run up, regulators are publishing guidance on a range of compliance points which businesses may be dealing with for the first time, which are particularly complex, or which simply need a bit of further explanation. We take a look at some of the Article 29 Working Party guidance, draft ICO guidance on consent, and at what other EU regulators have published.

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Singapore and China updateSingapore and China update


Our international experts discuss the latest data privacy and cyber security developments in Asia, with a particular focus on China and Singapore. Among the issues we consider are data localisation requirements, use of VPNs, and the impact of new rules in China on cloud service providers.

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