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India’s highest court defends data privacy

India’s Supreme Court recently issued a holding that increases the data privacy protection that businesses operating in India must provide. The holding strikes down the portion of Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act that had previously allowed businesses to require national ID numbers, known as Aadhaar numbers, for “any purpose.” The industries most impacted by this ruling will likely be...

Eversheds Sutherland Partner Brian Rubin Selected to Serve in National Society of Compliance Professionals Leadership Role

Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that Partner Brian L. Rubin has been selected to join the National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP) Board of Directors. A longtime member of the NSCP and a frequent writer for its premier journal, NSCP Currents, the organization recently confirmed Mr. Rubin’s appointment by a unanimous vote. More than 2,000 financial service...

NAIC Proposed Insurance Data Security Model Law Explained

Eversheds Sutherland’s legal alert, NAIC Takes Major Step Toward Final Approval of Insurance Data Security Model Law, was featured in this article for Captive.com.  

What European Financial Institutions need to know about New York’s Cybersecurity Regulations

From 28 August 2017, banks, insurers, and other financial institutions operating in New York will be required to comply with the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies (the “Regulations”). Finalized on March 1, 2017, firms had 180 days from the effective date to comply with the core requirements of the...

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield – Full Text Released

On February 29, 2016, the European Commission released the text of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. The text reveals the details of a new framework that will place stronger obligations on U.S. companies to protect the personal data of EU citizens. It will also involve heightened compliance requirements and authorizes enforcement measures by the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the...

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