Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 21 July 2014

    July 2014

    The Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team is pleased to share with you a weekly alert on data privacy issues.   

    This week’s alert covers the following topics:

    • Law Commission’s recommendation of wholesale reform of laws on data sharing by public bodies
    • ICO’s Annual Report shows record number of complaints
    • ICO’s new Big Data guidance
    • Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill
    • FCA’s requirement of increased real-time data sharing in the high-cost short-term credit industry
    • New information sharing powers for Ofcom