Tyler Woollard
Tyler Woollard

Compliance Consultant

Risk & Compliance

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  • Yves Mersch on the need for cross-sectoral co-ordination on AML/CTF
    on November 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

    The vice-chair of the supervisory board of the European Central Bank (ECB), Yves Mersch, has delivered a speech on anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CTF) from the ECB’s perspective, taking in its recent initiatives and role. Mersch, also a member of the ECB’s executive board, discussed the objectives of AML/CTF, and how the European framework might develop in the future.

  • New ICO guidance on special category data
    on November 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published new detailed guidance on special category data, aimed at data protection officers and those with specific data responsibilities in larger organisations, as well as updated its guide to data protection regarding special category data. Ian Hulme, director for regulatory assurance at the ICO, describes special category data as the most sensitive personal data and highlights that the ICO expects controllers to take all necessary precautions to protect this data. A template appropriate policy document is also available.

  • European Data Protection Board outlines discussion topics of plenary session
    on November 14, 2019 at 12:00 am

    The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has revealed what topics were discussed during the fifteenth plenary session. The topics included—the Third Annual Privacy Shield Review, Guidelines on Territorial Scope, Guidelines on Data Protection by Design & Default, Article 64 Opinion on ExxonMobil Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs), the response letter to LIBE on EU Information Systems and additional protocol to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime.

  • Final version of Guidelines on Territorial Scope released after consultation
    on November 14, 2019 at 12:00 am

    The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has released its final version of the Guidelines on Territorial Scope following a public consultation on the subject. The guidelines endeavour ‘to provide a common interpretation of the GDPR for EEA Data Protection Authorities when assessing whether a particular processing by a controller or a processor falls within the territorial scope of the legal framework’. Indeed, they intend to clarify GDPR’s application in various situations. Feedback from the earlier consultation has been taken into account by the EDPB and has led to updates to the guidance’s wording and legal reasoning.

  • Aviva Insurance Ltd v Oliver
    on November 14, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Data protection – Processing of information. The claimant insurance company had established that the defendant, who had paid for data regarding the claimant’s policy holders from a former employee of the claimant, had had knowledge that the former employee had obtained that information wrongfully. The Commercial Court accordingly found that the claimant had established a breach of confidence, that the defendant had induced a breach of contract and been guilty of unlawful means conspiracy, and that the claimant had been entitled to damages that represented the cost of an exercise in which it had addressed the consequences of the misuse of its policyholders’ data.CatchwordsData protection – Processing of information – Unlawful use of data

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