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ECS’s Chairman Dr. Daniel L. Bühr publishes guest commentary in Swiss Newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung

In today’s issue of Swiss Newspaper NZZ, Ethics and Compliance Switzerland’s Chairman Dr. Daniel L. Bühr published a guest commentary […]

The cost of a Data Breach at the end of 2019

The newly issued 2019 Cost of a Data Breach Report released by the Ponemon Institute and IBM Security evinced that […]

European Data Protection Board (EDPB) publishes guidelines on territorial scope of GDPR

As is well known, the scope of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) extends far beyond the borders of […]

Spanish data protection authority imposes fines on “vueling airlines” for insufficient cookie policy

In October 2019 the Spanish data protection authority (Agencia española de protección de datos, AEPD) imposed a fine of EUR […]

8th Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption hold in Abu Dhabi on 16-20 December 2019

The Conference of the States Parties (COSP) is the main policy-making body of the United Nations Convention against Corruption. It supports States […]

Ethics and Compliance Switzerland quoted in French-speaking Swiss newspaper Le Temps

A former employee of a Geneva-based trader believes that the company was massaging its accounts. However, a Zurich court has prohibited […]

Council of Europe’s Data Protection Convention: Swiss Federal Council adopts dispatch

At its meeting on 6th December 2019, the Swiss Federal Council adopted the dispatch on the approval of the Protocol […]

Swiss hotel booking platform violates GDPR information obligation in Austria

In a decision dated 22th August 2019, the Austrian data protection authority obliged an online hotel booking platform based in […]

Samsung Heavy Industries Settles Petrobras FCPA Matter for USD 75 Million

On Friday, 22 November 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced its settlement with South Korean engineering company Samsung […]

GRP releases the ESG Index 2019: Europe regresses but remains the top performer

Global Risk Profile (GRP), a Swiss company specializing in third-party risk management related services, has released the second edition of […]