Almost every business has commercially sensitive information, personal data or big datasets underpinning its assets, revenue and growth strategy.
As regulators around the world follow GDPR standards and plan tighter controls around the use and transfer of personal data, you need to stay ahead of major changes. This will help ensure compliance and minimise the risk to your business. In addition, appropriate data handling is crucial to your corporate reputation and to giving you a competitive edge in a global market.
Our specialist Data Protection and Cyber team has over 20 years' experience and is one of the biggest in Europe. We are exceptionally well positioned to take care of all challenges associated with data in an international context.
We act for clients at the heart of the data economy, breaking unprecedented ground in the application of data across borders and regulatory frameworks. We are trusted by global clients regarding:
Vast technical, legal and regulatory expertise underpins all of our advice and we know that as these landscapes evolve, so too do the threats. We provide you with real world risk management and the insight we have gained through our excellent relationships with national regulators from all major European jurisdictions and worldwide.
Latest news & insights
Inheriting the future – children, AI and data
Victoria Hordern looks at the impact of AI on children, and at the role of AI and data protection legislation in protecting them from potential AI-related harms.
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Age verification and age assurance – data protection and online safety
Megan Lukins looks at recently updated ICO guidance on data protection compliance when using age verification to protect children from harmful online content, particularly in the context of the UK's Online Safety Act.
by Megan Lukins
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Products and data pooling
Christian Frank, Julia Freifrau von Imhoff and Alexander Schmalenberger look at the EU's Data Governance Act and Data Act in the context of digital and connected products.
by multiple authors
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Tools & online services
Global data hub
Our data protection microsite, is a one-stop shop for up-to-date, international information on data privacy law, offering practical insights, thought leadership and guidance on data protection law. All content on the Hub is available for free and receives over 30,000 visitors a month. We have added a wealth of GDPR-specific articles and a number of GDPR checklists supported by a bank of virtual learning webinars to help clients with their preparations for implementation.
TW: Cyber Response
Our data breach mobile app helps organisations prepare for and respond to data breaches. Organisations will face potential multi-million pound fines for data breaches after 25 May 2018. TW:Cyber Response provides practical assistance to help clients prepare for and manage breaches as effectively as possible, to minimise their exposure to regulatory action, litigation risk, and reputational damage. The app is available to download from the App Store and Google Play Store.
Analysis and exploration of legal and commercial issues in tech, IP, media and related sectors.