Commission of the European Communities, Commission Staff Working Document on the implementation of the Commission decisions on standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to third countries (2001/497/EC and 2002/16/EC) (2006) resource Agency Guidances OCEG Reviewed
Introduction: To ensure protection of personal data once transferred to a third country and yet facilitate data transfers, the Commission adopted in 2001 two decisions setting up standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to third countries, thus allowing those who wish to transfer personal data to either use/draft their own contracts, i.e., ad hoc contracts, or use the Comm
Restrictions and solutions to transfers of personal data within the European Union and from the European Economic Area to other countries (2008 Ed.) resource White Papers OCEG Reviewed
Summary: "In the opinion of the European Commission, most countries including the United States do not have laws that “adequately protect” personal data. Therefore, for example, an EU subsidiary of a U.S. multinational corporation may not transfer personal data to its U.S.
International Privacy and Data Protection Laws (2008) resource Research / Studies OCEG Reviewed
Introduction and Disclaimer: "The following list is by no means exhaustive or even necessarily up-to-date. As all research was done using Internet resources, it is only as reliable and current as the websites from which the information was gathered. When possible, citations and links to full-text documents were taken directly from official government websites.
Western Hemisphere Data Protection Laws (2010) resource Agency Guidances OCEG Reviewed
The following chart was developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce in order to provide information on national data protection laws that have either been enacted or are currently under consideration around the world. The following does not address sectoral laws, local laws, criminal/civil code provisions, or constitutional provisions that may address data protection.
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ACFE's 2010 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse resource Research / Studies OCEG Reviewed
Introduction: "The ACFE's 2010 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse is based on data compiled from a study of 1,843 cases of occupational fraud that occurred worldwide between January 2008 and December 2009. All information was provided by the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated those cases.
FDIC, U.S. Banking Agencies Express Support for Basel Agreement (September 2010) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
September 12, 2010: Joint release from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, theOffice of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
The Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision reach broad agreement on Basel Committee capital and liquidity reform package (July 2010) resource Standards and Guidelines OCEG Reviewed
Introduction: The Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision, the oversight body of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, met on 26 July 2010 to review the Basel Committee's capital and liquidity reform package.
BIS, Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision announces higher global minimum capital standards (September 2010) resource Standards and Guidelines OCEG Reviewed
Introduction: At its 12 September 2010 meeting, the Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision, the oversight body of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, announced a substantial strengthening of existing capital requirements and fully endorsed the agreements it reached on 26 July 2010.