The status of electronic signatures in The Bahamas | Graham Thompson Attorneys

Legal Briefing

The Bahamas, like many other countries, saw a marked increase in the use of technology and e-commerce services as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. While many Bahamians withstood lockdowns and prolonged periods of mandatory social distancing, technology provided a mechanism through which transactions could be conducted (and contracts could be executed) without the parties …

The privacy, data protection and cybersecurity law regime in China | Baker McKenzie FenXun

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Primary laws and regulations China began establishing its comprehensive legal regime in regard to privacy, data protection and cybersecurity in 2016, when the Cybersecurity Law (CSL) was promulgated. The legal regime was principally established in 2021 when the Data Security Law (DSL) and the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) came into effect. The PIPL, DSL …

IT security in Germany: a jungle of laws | Taylor Wessing

Legal Briefing

Introduction Our society is becoming increasingly interconnected and digital. At the same time, cyberattacks are constantly increasing and headlines about successful cyberattacks appear in the media on a daily basis. In its latest report on the state of IT security in Germany, the Federal Cyber Security Authority (BSI) notes an overall increase in cyberattacks, as …

New green heroes | DAC Beachcroft

Legal Briefing

This is the third time we have run a boardroom priorities survey and the responses are helping build a strong picture of evolving priorities as boards face unprecedented challenges. Thank you to all those who have participated to help create valuable insights.

Protecting the interests of financial services’ users | Martínez, Algaba, de Haro y Curiel

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Protecting the users of financial services should always be a priority for any government. In order to comply with this obligation, the Mexican state created a government entity to protect the interests of users of financial services, including services rendered and products sold by insurance companies. That entity is the National Commission for the Protection …