29 Jul 2014

Data Protection update - July 2014


Welcome to the July 2014 edition of our Data Protection update, our monthly bulletin on key developments in data protection law.

In this issue, we discuss the new "Data Retention Investigatory Powers Act" which received Royal Assent on 17 July 2014, and amendments to Russia's Privacy Act. We also provide you with an update on Singapore's Personal Data Protection Act, which has prompted clarification regarding its application to customer due diligence by financial institutions.

We also continue to keep you up to date with the recent activity of the ICO including a recent decision by the Upper Tribunal to uphold a decision to overturn a £300,000 fine imposed by the ICO and new guidance concerning the transfer of personal information of employees when transferring to a new employer under TUPE.

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