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Introduction On 13/5/2021 the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection (the “Commissioner”) published a set of Frequently Asked Questions and answers (FAQs) regarding the application of the provisions of Ministerial Decree No. 16 of 2021, issued on 8/5/2021, on measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. On 12/7/2021 the Commissioner published a new set of Frequently...
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On 28th June 2021 the European Commission adopted an adequacy decision under Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) (the “Decision”) for the transfer of data from the EEA to the UK, the first such decision in the post-Brexit era. As a result, the UK is now the 13th country considered officially as a third country which provides...
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Brief introduction about CySec in regards to Crypto-Assets On 25th June 2021 the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (the “CySEC“) issued a Directive (R.A.A. 269/2021) regarding the Register of Service Providers concerning Crypto Assets, pursuant to Sections 59 and 61E of the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Law of 2007, Law 188(I)/2007, as...
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Introduction In the absence of an “adequacy decision” by the Commission that a particular third country ensures an adequate level of protection under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), standard data protection clauses adopted by the Commission in accordance with the Regulation are widely used as legal grounds for data transfers from the EU to...
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On 13 June 2018, Cyprus adopted Law 55(I)/2018, which incorporated Regulation (EU) 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market. The EU introduced the Regulation, which is commonly known as eIDAS, as a part of the Commission’s Digital Agenda. The aim is to foster digital growth, drive technological innovation,...
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