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DIFC Issues New Direct Marketing and Electronic Communications Guidelines

The DIFC guidelines provide practical guidance for DIFC-registered entities engaging in electronic direct marketing, including useful “dos” and “don’ts”. By Brian A. Meenagh, Fiona M. Maclean, and Laura Holden What Do DIFC-Registered Entities Need to Know? In January 2019, the Commissioner for Data Protection for the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) issued new Direct Marketing … Continue Reading

Why should Qatari, Saudi and UAE organizations care about the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation?

The compliance world will change dramatically for a number of GCC organizations on 25 May 2018. In just over one year’s time GCC organizations that: have a branch, subsidiary or single representative in the European Union (“EU”); do not have a physical presence in the EU, but offer goods or services to data subjects in … Continue Reading
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