Data laws and regulations

New privacy challenges: easier access to cross-border electronic evidence

According to the EU Commission, electronic evidence is needed in around 85% of criminal investigations. In two-thirds of these investigations, evidence must be obtained from online service providers in other jurisdictions.
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Leitfaden für sicheres Cloud Banking

Am 26. März 2019 hat die Schweizerische Bankiervereinigung zusammen mit Mitgliedsinstituten, Prüfungsgesellschaften und Providern einen Leitfaden für Cloud Banking publiziert. Wozu dient der Leitfaden?
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Implication of the U.S. Cloud Act on Privacy Aspects

In March 2018 the U.S. Congress enacted the U.S. Cloud Act. From an EU-perspective there is significant concern that U.S. authorities might undermine the EU GDPR requirements by compelling U.S. providers to allow access to certain types of data stored outside the U.S.
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GDPR gives Data Protection Officers a hard time: How can they tackle it?

It’s sink or swim for DPOs as the GDPR creates a tsunami of challenges. With the stakes high, DPOs face great personal risk if they get it wrong. Still, they lack the resources, in-house know-how and authority to pull together the necessary expertise to deal with the rising tide of urgent requests.

Revision Datenschutzgesetz: Droht Rechtsunsicherheit für Schweizer Unternehmen?

Die EU-Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO) brachte die Schweiz in Zugszwang, ihr eigenes Datenschutzgesetz von 1992 zu revidieren. Bereits der Vorentwurf wurde heftig diskutiert und wurde mehrfach angepasst. Nun hat der Nationalrat darüber entschieden, wie es mit der Vorlage weitergehen soll.
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GDPR in force now – Answers to the most important questions

The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) recently caused a sensation. Most affected Swiss companies have prepared themselves well for the new regulation. GDPR is in force now. What should we expect and what does the new law mean for Swiss companies?