Jun 4, 2021

Cybersecurity for Retirement Plans and Their Participants

The release of what the Department of Labor has described as “compliance assistance materials” follows a recommendation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to provide guidance on minimum expectations for mitigating cybersecurity risks in ERISA-governed defined contribution plans. As data breaches continue to proliferate across the universe of electronic information...

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Jun 7, 2021

European Commission Implements Updated Standard Contractual Clauses for Cross-Border Transfers and New Standard Contractual Clauses for Controller and Processor Relationships - Part I of II: Cross-Border SCCs

On June 4, 2021 the European Commission (“Commission”) implemented two sets of standard contractual clauses (“SCCs”). One set governs cross-border transfers of personal data (“Cross-Border SCCs”) and seeks to align the SCCs with the requirements of the European Union’s (“EU”) General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the Court of Justice of...

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Jun 15, 2021

European Commission Implements Updated Standard Contractual Clauses for Cross-Border Transfers and New Standard Contractual Clauses for Controller and Processor Relationships - Part II of II: Controller-Processor SCCs

On June 4, 2021 the European Commission (“Commission”) implemented two sets of standard contractual clauses (“SCCs”). One set, which we covered on June 7th in Part I, governs cross-border transfers of personal data and seeks to align the SCCs with the requirements of the European Union’s (“EU”) General Data Protection...

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