Data laws and regulations

Chinese Cyber Security Law: challenges for Swiss companies operating in China

China's new Cyber Security Law was released on 1 June 2017. The highly contested guideline, titled “Information Security Technology – Guidelines for Data Cross-Border Transfer Security Assessment”, requires network operators to conduct security assessments prior to transferring specific information outside of China.
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The Data Protection Officer – Is there a new sheriff in town?

Privacy compliance in Europe will soon take a big step forward with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). When the GDPR comes into effect on 25 May 2018, many organizations must appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO). What is the DPO’s role and how can you ensure success?
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Protecting customer data isn’t enough. What about employee data?

With the publication of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), organizations began assessing the regulation’s impact. When it comes to evaluating personal data, enterprises tend to focus on customer data. But what about employee data?
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Die jüngsten Entwicklungen im Schweizer Datenschutzgesetz

Nach der Revision des Europäischen Datenschutzrechts wurde gespannt der Vorentwurf für die Revision des Schweizer Datenschutzgesetzes (DSG) erwartet. Auf was für eine Stossrichtung lässt der veröffentlichte Vorentwurf schliessen, und was könnte das für Unternehmen in Zukunft bedeuten?
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Check the health of your data privacy governance today

To respond to the increasing number of questions around data protection compliance and data privacy governance, we have designed the Privacy Health Check. This online check quickly gives you an indication of your organization’s privacy health and outlines the privacy governance focus areas for improving your organization’s privacy management.
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Why EU data protection regulation also concerns Switzerland

The European Parliament ratified the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) text on 14th April 2016. The GDPR will enter into force 20 days after its publication in the EU Official Journal. Its provisions will be directly applicable in all member states after two years, but also Switzerland is affected.
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