Compliance

Stablecoins ecosystem: a promise that can be kept

1. The Stablecoin Ecosystem – an introduction  The European Parliament, on 13 September 2019, issued a note wherein it observed that the introduction of a privately governed currency (here, Libra) could fundamentally challenge the current EU financial framework, conflict with EU law and tax requirements, and violate consumer rights. Towards …

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Data Governance

Cross Border Data Transfers post December 2020

Now that Boris has so triumphantly “Got Brexit Done” it falls to UK business to work out what that really means. The UK is no longer a member of the European Union but, thanks to the transition arrangements set out in the Withdrawal Agreement you might think that very little …

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Data Governance

Mapped: Every GDPR Fine and Enforcement Action to Date

A new study by PC recycling company, Computer Disposals Limited, measures the distribution of GDPR fines around European countries, against the financial penalties leveraged as a result, to reveal some marked discrepancies. After just over a year of GDPR enforcement across Europe, we can start to draw some conclusions about …

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Data Governance

How choosing the right MSSP can help keep essential data safe

By Mattias Deny, VP Managed Security Services EMEA at Trustwave  Organisations have never faced a greater challenge in keeping their data safe from cyber threats as cyber criminals continue to increase both the volume and sophistication of attacks. A recent report from Osterman Research found that 81 percent of organisations reported …

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Data Governance

Data: a double-edged sword for business

By Aman Johal, Lawyer and Director of Your Lawyers British mathematician Clive Humby said in 2006, “Data is the new oil”. Fourteen years later, this statement has never been more prevalent. The value of data and the power it holds over our everyday lives is clear to see, and businesses have …

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Data Governance

Banking on cyber glitches

By Andy Barratt, UK managing director at Coalfire In the wake of another 12 months of major IT glitches and cyber mishaps, the financial services sector continues to find it difficult to yield much faith from customers. In October, the Treasury Select Committee declared that the high number of IT …

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