Data Privacy

For the longest time, businesses have used information to design and implement their strategy. In recent years though, new technologies have enabled companies to rely increasingly on “data”, another...
July 2016
International financial messaging service SWIFT told clients on Friday to share information on attacks on the system to help prevent hacking, after criminals used SWIFT messages to steal $81 million...
May 2016
Mark Parsons, Eugene Low and Dominic Edmondson, Hogan Lovells The Administrative Appeals Board rejected an appeal from David Webb against an enforcement notice issued by the Privacy Commissioner for...
December 2015
Gabriela Kennedy, Partner, and Karen H.F. Lee, Associate, Mayer Brown JSM, Hong Kong On 4 August 2015, Mr. Stephen Kai-Yi Wong took office as the new Privacy Commissioner of Hong Kong. Mr. Wong...
November 2015
Mark Parsons, Partner, and Peter Colegate, Associate, Hogan Lovells On 29 March, the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (the "Commissioner") published a guidance note that...
May 2015
Request for identity of members sitting at disciplinary inquiry, legal adviser and defence counsel – decision not to disclose information quashed – failed to take into account principle of open...
May 2015
Scott Thiel, Partner, and Louise Crawford, Legal Officer, DLA Piper Hong Kong Although the restrictions for transfer of personal data outside of Hong Kong set out in s.33 of the Personal Data (...
February 2015
Mark Parsons, Partner, and Peter Colegate, Associate, Hogan Lovells Privacy regulators are increasingly turning their attention to the manner in which mobile apps collect, process and transmit...
December 2014
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