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France and Germany crack down on cookie compliance

France Following the publication of the cookie guidelines and recommendations, the French Data Protection Authority (DPA), the CNIL, has issued 20 organisations with formal notices giving them a month to comply with cookie laws. These include international digital players and public bodies. If they fail to comply by the deadline, they face fines of up to 2% of their turnover. [...]

By |2021-06-02T10:38:02+01:0028th May, 2021|DPO, Governments, International, News|

The EU Commission has proposed harmonised rules on AI

The EU Commission has published draft regulations setting out harmonised rules on artificial intelligence (AI) that aim to regulate this rapidly developing area of technology. The regulations take a risk-based approach, identifying AI uses in one of the following categories: (i) an unacceptable risk, (ii) a high risk and (iii) a low or minimal risk. [...]

By |2021-05-05T15:49:22+01:0023rd April, 2021|DPO, Governments, International|

Importance of organisations to take responsibility of their data management

In an interview with 'The Modern CIO' for Workato (Workato is the leading Enterprise Automation Platform, enabling businesses and IT to integrate their apps and automate business workflows), our CEO Dyann Heward-Mills highlighted the importance for organisations to take responsibility for data management in order to be able to operate successfully in this digital world [...]

By |2020-11-18T14:45:20+00:002nd November, 2020|News, ThoughtLeadership|

HewardMills talks with Active Navigation and Faegre Drinker on the PrivSec panel

Last month, our CEO Dyann Heward-Mills participated on a PrivSec panel with Active Navigation and Faegre Drinker to discuss Data Mapping, DPOs, Consumer Protection and how to create a winning approach for global privacy compliance. In the webinar recording [CLICK HERE TO WATCH], Dyann discussed the importance of accountability and the legitimate processing of data. She [...]

By |2021-05-24T11:15:54+01:0024th August, 2020|ThoughtLeadership|

Data mapping, DPOs and consumer protection

'Data Mapping: DPOs and consumer protection: Creating a winning approach for global privacy compliance' On Thursday 16th July 2020 BST 2pm, join CEO Dyann Heward-Mills in conversation with CEO Peter Baumann from Active Navigation and Counsel Katherine Armstrong from Faegre Drinker on Data Mapping.  Key Takeaways from the webinar session will be: [...]

By |2020-07-01T10:47:22+01:001st July, 2020|News|

Privacy and Security Forum (Washington DC)

Data Breach in the EU: The New Landscape Privacy and Security Academy Our European Data Protection Director and Corporate Governance Counsel, Tilly Lang will be in Washington DC on 14-16th October 2019 to attend the Privacy and Security Academy and data breach in the EU. The session will focus on the way that [...]

By |2020-09-16T14:52:02+01:005th August, 2019|News|

JP Reis & HewardMills Breakfast briefing

Compliance in Practice: MiFID II Summary & your questions answered Technological. Regulatory. Legal. Join JP Reis and Heward Mills at an exclusive breakfast briefing that aims to unpack the compliance, legal and operational challenges around MiFID II (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive). Includes an MiFID II Summary and an explanation of how [...]

By |2020-06-10T19:55:53+01:0030th May, 2019|News|

Certified Data Protection Officer: Friend or Foe?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018 bringing with it new, more comprehensive laws. One of the biggest changes is the mandatory appointment of a certified Data Protection Officer (DPO) for certain companies that process personal data. However, with change comes uncertainty and for some controllers it is unclear [...]

By |2019-09-26T15:32:48+01:004th December, 2018|ThoughtLeadership|

Is your processing legit? Using a legitimate interest assessment to process data under the GDPR

Legitimate interest assessment: a new development? EU regulators have been issuing guidelines to clarify their respective opinions on the use of legitimate interest. This guidance tends to indicate that companies need to be discerning when relying on legitimate interest as the basis for data processing and should follow procedure to complete a legitimate interest [...]

By |2019-09-26T16:15:11+01:003rd May, 2018|ThoughtLeadership|
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