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Privacy & Data Security Law Blog

Privacy & Data Security Law Blog addresses recent developments in the privacy and data security arena, and includes practical implementation tips and lessons learned from the cases discussed.

Taiwan’s MOJ Raids 10 Chinese Tech Companies for Local Talent Poaching Immediately After Taiwan’s Legislature Amends Its Anti-Espionage Law To Include Stiff Penalties 06/02/22

In the last week of May alone, the Investigation Bureau of Taiwan’s Ministry of Justice (“MOJ”) and local prosecutors from various districts raided the offices of 10 semiconductor, device, and display companies suspected of ties to mainland China, alleging illegal cross-strait recruitment of local engineering and managerial talent. The string of raids occurred in Taipei, New Taipei City, Hsinchu, and Taoyuan.

SEC Proposes New Rules Requiring Cybersecurity Disclosures 05/23/22

The SEC intends for the new rules to provide investors and other market participants with timely, informative, and consistent disclosure about cybersecurity incidents, cybersecurity risk management and governance practices, and cybersecurity expertise.

Connecticut Passes Comprehensive Data Privacy Law 05/11/22

On May 10, 2022, Connecticut became the fifth state to pass a comprehensive privacy law, adding to the patchwork of such laws.

Texas AG Sues Facebook to Enforce Biometric Privacy Law 04/05/22

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued Meta Platforms Inc., Facebook’s parent company, under the Texas Capture or Use of Biometric Identifier Act (CUBI) and the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA).