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The EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (DPF) is Coming

The EU Commission and the Biden Administration presented a draft new adequacy decision in December called “Data Privacy Framework” or “DPF.” The most important points include data importer obligations, intelligence agencies’ obligations, and entry into force, The adequacy decision will form the basis for data transfers, but how long it remains is still up in […]

International Background Screening Laws

Running international background checks can be complex and difficult because each country has its own set of screening laws, regulations, and norms.

Use the interactive map below to discover what background screening laws and regulations exist in each country around the world.

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Looking To Bring Skilled Migrants into Your Business? Keep These Compliance Obligations Front of Mind

Bringing in skilled migrants can be a compliance minefield. However, if you do it the right way, these workers can be invaluable to your company. An expert shares some tips with HR, including keeping compliance top of mind, having a compliant payroll solution, knowledge of and compliance with local statutory benefits, and a localized employment […]

GDPR Compliance: What Is Privacy Shield 2.0?

Four years ago, the EU began enforcement of the GDPR, comprehensive data privacy law enacted to create a standardized and cohesive data privacy framework across all EU member countries. Over the last four years, there has been much litigation concerning supposed violations of the GDPR through transfers of data from the EU to the U.S. […]

Meet DeFine, A GDPR Fine Calculator

On May 12, 2022, the European Data Protection Board published guidelines with a methodology for calculating fines for violations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These guidelines were subject to a public consultation until June 27, 2022. Because these guidelines are likely to have an influence on future decisions by data protection authorities in […]

Guide to Global Background Screening

When rolling out a global background screening program, it is important to understand local laws and restrictions. While some common background checks may be permissible in some countries, the same screenings may be illegal in other locations. Some locations are also significantly more challenging when it comes to the complexity of a background check. The […]

Global Talent Shortages Reach 16-Year-High

Three in four (75 percent) employers globally are having difficulty finding talent they need, the highest in 16 years, according to a report from ManpowerGroup. Employers of all sizes – from large (77 percent), medium (75 percent), small (74 percent) to micro (71 percent) – can’t find new talent, according to the latest report based […]

Data Privacy in A Quantum World

A quantum computer can find one item in a list of one trillion in about one second. A classical computer takes about a week to do the same. The ability of quantum computers to factor so many possibilities so quickly has serious implications for data privacy – brute force attacks could soon crack even the […]

How to Avoid Costly Mistakes When Hiring Remote Workers Internationally

In a tight talent marketplace, hiring internationally can be the key to scaling an agile and flexible remote workforce. Organizations with remote work policies have been able to significantly increase their geographic area of recruitment, creating more competition for talent. However, it’s important to understand that hiring remote workers residing in a country outside of […]

Top 5 Operational Impacts Of China’s PIPL: Part 2 — Obligations And Rights

Compared to China’s Cybersecurity Law, which provides that collection of personal information must be based on consent given by the data subject, China’s new Personal Information Protection Law of the People’s Republic China imposes a number of legal obligations on businesses in relation to the collection, processing, provision, transfer, deletion, and destruction of personal data. […]


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