By Claude-Étienne Armingaud and Kenza Berrada

Digital intermediation service platforms within the sectors of chauffeur-driven transportation and goods delivery have new responsibilities since the enactment of Decree no. 2024-388 on 25 April 2024. Operating under the framework established by Article L. 7345-1 of the French Labor Code, this Decree has initiated a systematic collection

By: Cameron Abbott, Andrew Gaffney, Harry Kingsley, Rob Pulham, and Stephanie Mayhew

Australia’s corporate regulator, ASIC, has released new guidance on how to comply with market disclosure requirements when a listed company is in the middle of investigating and responding to a cyber incident.

The example appears in updated Guidance Note

By Paul Haswell and Sarah Kwong

In late January 2024, Hong Kong’s privacy watchdog, the Personal Data Privacy Commission (“PCPD”) raided six premises of Worldcoin, a cryptocurrency initiative co-founded by Sam Altman, that requires an iris scan from clients for identification purposes and also for earning tokens. The PCPD conducted an investigation into Worldcoin’s operations,

By: Andrew Glass, Gregory Blase, and Joshua Durham

Effective immediately, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) banned AI-generated phone calls with its recent Declaratory Ruling (the Ruling). Known as audio or voice “deepfakes,” AI can be trained to mimic any person’s voice, resulting in novel scams such as grandparents receiving a call from their

By Eric F. Vicente Flores and Whitney E. McCollum

On 9 January, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its first settlement prohibiting a data broker from sharing or selling sensitive location data, and required deletion of all location data collected deceptively. The FTC alleged that X-Mode Social (“X-Mode”), and Outlogic, LLC (“Outlogic”), X-Mode’s successor

By Whitney E. McCollum and Eric F. Vicente Flores

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a first-of-its-kind proposed order prohibiting Rite Aid Corporation from using facial recognition technology for surveillance purposes for five years.

The FTC alleged that Rite Aid’s facial recognition technology generated thousands of false-positive matches that incorrectly indicated a consumer matched the

By Dr. Thomas Nietsch

In a judgment dated 5 December 2023 (Case C-807/21 – Deutsche Wohnen) presented by the Higher Regional Court Berlin (Kammergericht), the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) held that a German law permitting administrative fines against corporate entities where an identified legal representative of that entity was proven to