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GDPR What it means for Indian Businesses?

With digital and cross border transactions growing at an exponential rate, protection of personal data has become a critical issue with multi-jurisdictional implications. The recent and most significant example of protection of personal data being that of the European Union’s (“EU”) regulation on protection of natural persons with regard to processing of personal data and free movement of such data (“General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”) that came into force from May 25, 2018 onwards. GDPR on account of its extraterritorial applicability has given rise to certain significant questions on its implications on non-EU organizations, which I have attempted to address below.

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ENFORCEABILITY OF GOVERNMENT DIRECTIONS, POLICIES, GUIDELINES AND CONTRACTS

When dealing with government policies, guidelines and contracts, one is often faced with the question of the nature of these policies, directions and contracts. For instance, do the codes and guidelines issued by different departments of the Government of India or the contracts entered into by public bodies fall in the realm of public law and therefore enforceable by judicial intervention or are they simply executive instructions subject to deviations? Are they statutory in nature or simply advisory?

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MINIMISING CORPORATE LIABILITY OF DIRECTORS

Top three things to consider in India with regard to director liabilities / reporting to the board?

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