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MANILA, Philippines—The current COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way airports operate in the Philippines and elsewhere, unleashing protocol that passengers may find cumbersome but officials consider as indispensable in the fight to prevent transmission of SARS Cov2, which causes COVID-19, and its variants.In the process of enforcing the health protocols, however, passenger convenience or comfort …

This blog post (updated on June 23, 2021) updates our post of November 12, 2020 on the EDPB’s draft Guidance. Many organizations around the world – and particularly companies in the United States – are directly affected by the EU Court of Justice’s July 2020 Schrems II decision casting doubt on the lawfulness of transferring …

Expensify is sweetening the deal for its users who get the COVID-19 vaccine with its new initiative. The expense management system provider is offering employees an additional $50 for groceries with proof of full vaccination through its SNAP & VAX campaign. The campaign is an extension of the company’s involvement with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …

TUNICA COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) – The Mississippi State Department of Health is closing all 95 of its WIC food distribution sites by late summer and early fall. WIC provides supplemental nutrition to women, infants, and children. This change, particularly going electronic, is one that’s already been made in several states across the U.S. All WIC …

North Easton Savings Bank recently named James J. Dell’Anno vice president, residential sales director. In this role, Dell’Anno will oversee a team of residential mortgage lenders who work with new home buyers looking to finance their purchase as well as customers who are looking to refinance their existing mortgage. Additionally, Dell’Anno will focus on technology …

SendSpend, the remittance and wallet app, reveals that it has acquired the Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The company will now be able to issue digital money and offer cross-border remittance services from its UK head offices. SendSpend is co-operated with AuthoriPay Ltd, an established payments consultancy to …

On June 2, Nevada’s Governor approved amendments to NRS 603A.300-360, the state’s internet privacy legislation. The amended law would expand the definition of “sales” to mean transfers of covered information to operators or data brokers in exchange for monetary consideration. In addition, the amended law would apply to data brokers, would allow an entity to benefit …

June 17, 2021 Click for PDF The People’s Republic of China is clamping down on the extraction of litigation- and investigation-related corporate and personal data from China—and this may squeeze litigants and investigation subjects in the future.  Under a new data security law enacted late last week and an impending personal information protection law, China …

After two rounds of public comments, the Data Security Law of the People’s Republic of China (the “DSL”) was formally issued on June 10, 2021, and will become effective on September 1, 2021. Compared to previous drafts of the law, the final version of the DSL differs with respect to: establishing a work coordination mechanism …

On March 18, 2021, the Ministry of Finance promulgated Circular No. 19/2021/TT-BTC providing guidance on performing electronic tax transactions (“Circular 19”).    General Regulations According to this document, taxpayers may register electronic tax transactions in accordance with the following methods: Method 1: Signing up for e-tax accounts with tax authorities through the Web Portal of …