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Singapore RegTech innovator, AsiaVerify announced its partnership with Kompany, a global RegTech leader. The collaboration brings together the best in business verification technology to connect the East and West, saving clients time and money while enabling them to confidently expand into new markets. Together, the two industry leaders complement each other to provide more clients […]
On 7 June 2021, the European Commission published the new standard data protection clauses that will replace the obsolete clauses from 2001/2004 and 2010. The new standard contractual clauses do not only implement (some of) the requirements of the Schrems II decision by the CJEU, but also adapt the clauses to the specifications of the […]
In June of this year, the EU adopted two adequacy decisions confirming that personal data can now flow freely from the EU to the UK. The decisions are important for educational institutions and will no doubt come as a relief to many who will have been taking measures such as putting in place standard contractual […]
The CJEU judgment in Schrems II not only struck down the EU-US Privacy Shield, it also cast doubt on the future of data exports to the US and to other third countries which do not provide an adequate level of protection for the data. Debbie Heywood looks at the final guidance on supplementary measures, which […]
As a cross-border firm, companies are legally “bilingual”, meaning they translate and interpret the requirements of U.S., Canadian, EU, and other international privacy requirements into a comprehensible format for clients. And it is important to understand that personal information/personal data is much broader than PII — it applies to anything that can be used to […]
The labor market crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, and employment growth will be insufficient to make up for the losses suffered until at least 2023, according to a report by the International Labour Organization (ILO). Global unemployment is expected to stand at 205 million people in 2022, surpassing the level […]
Canada is now the most desirable destination for international workers, overtaking the US for the first time, according to a new study of more than 209,000 people from 190 countries. The research was conducted in late 2020 by Boston Consulting Group and The Network, a global alliance of recruitment websites. “The most striking shift in […]
In the first case of its kind, the High Court of England & Wales has considered the limits on the extraterritorial reach of the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The High Court concluded that GDPR did not apply to a US website where there was no establishment in the UK (or Europe) and where it […]
The European Commission has issued a statement that provides important information to companies and individuals who continue to transfer data to the UK from the EU/EEA following the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union in December 2020.
Only one in four university admissions staff feel confident spotting fake qualification documents without assistance, a survey by the UK’s national qualifications agency UK NARIC has revealed, as the organization pledges to ramp up efforts to identify fraudulent certificates. While 62% said they conduct their own verifications direct with awarding institutions, 14% of institutions said […]
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