Special Reports

Below is a list of

one-off special reports

published by

Privacy Laws & Business 

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  • Data privacy laws in 99 countries and counting

    Data privacy laws in 99 countries and counting

    Since mid-2011 this series of articles has documented the increasing number of countries around the world with data privacy laws, initially revealed in mid-2011 to be an (unexpectedly high) 76, expanding through new laws and further research to 89 by early 2012. In mid-2013 the number has grown to 99.
    Published June 2013.
    £80 for PDF* copy, email glenn@privacylaws.com to order

  • Privacy Law Maps

    Maps of 100 national privacy laws and 20 privacy bills

    Europe; Africa and the Gulf States; Asia; Australia and New Zealand; North America; Latin America.
    Updated October 2013.
    £50 for JPG* copy, email glenn@privacylaws.com to order

  • What role for EU and international policy makers in ensuring global interoperability?

    What role for EU and international policy makers in ensuring global interoperability?

    A report by Stewart Dresner, Chief Executive, Privacy Laws & Business, on session four of Forum Europe’s 3rd Annual Data Protection and Privacy Conference, Brussels 4 December 2012.
    Published January 2013.
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  • Data Protection Laws in Asia

    Data Protection Laws in Asia

    A 75 page book on Data Protection Laws in Asia and speaker slides from the Privacy Laws & Business Asia Roundtable held in London in October 2013.
    Published October 2013.
    £150 for PDF* copy, email glenn@privacylaws.com to order

  • Collective (class) Action

    Collective (class) Action

    A 12 page compilation of articles published in the Privacy Laws & Business International Report mostly in 2011 on collective (class) actions in 13 countries and their potential for use in privacy cases in the European Union. Collective action, a new tool to achieve individual redress, is also a part of the European Commission’s plans for the new EU Data Protection Regulation published last month.This trend is being reinforced by the European Parliament which adopted on 2nd February a report entitled Towards a Coherent European Approach to Collective Redress.
    Published November 2011.
    £80 for PDF* copy, email glenn@privacylaws.com to order


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