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By Cynthia O'Donoghue, Kirill Albrecht
The House of Lords Library, which provides research and information services to Members of the House of Lords, has published a briefing on the Data Protection Bill ("Bill") which sets out an overview of and reactions to the Bill ("Briefing").
By Andreas Splittgerber, Sven Schonhofen LL.M.
We are only eight months away from the new EU data protection regime entering into force. In addition to the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), which includes the general data protection provisions, the ePrivacy Regulation shall provide specific rules for electronic communications.
By Cynthia O'Donoghue
The European Commission has issued a proposal for a new Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data ("the Proposal").
By Dr. Alexander Hardinghaus, LL.M., Thomas Fischl, Sven Schonhofen LL.M.
The 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Hong Kong published a Resolution on Data Protection in Automated and Connected Vehicles, ...
By Mark Johnson, Philip Thomas
"Take the time to prepare and focus on prevention" was the message from the panellists in our webinar on cyber attacks in the shipping industry last week.
By Dr. Alexander Hardinghaus, LL.M., Philipp Süss, LL.M., Sven Schonhofen LL.M.
Addressing the detection of and removal of illegal content from online platforms represents an urgent challenge for the digital society today.
By Cynthia O'Donoghue, Andreas Splittgerber, Karen Lee Lust
On 3 October 2017, the Irish High Court held that it is up to the ECJ to determine whether Standard Contractual Clauses are a valid method of transferring personal data outside of the EU...
By Andreas Splittgerber, Friederike Detmering
On 1 October 2017, the German Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz (Network Enforcement Act, „NetzDG") that we already reported on in April and May, entered into force (English version here).
By Cynthia O'Donoghue
The UK's Information Commissioner (ICO) has published draft GDPR guidance on contracts and liabilities between controllers and processors.
By Andreas Splittgerber, Sven Schonhofen LL.M.
On 8 September 2017, the European Council published its first revisions ("Revised Draft") to the draft EU ePrivacy Regulation (version COM(2017) 10 of 10 January 2017, "ePrivacy Regulation").
By Cynthia O'Donoghue
The Spanish Data Protection Authority (AEPD) has imposed a fine of €1.2 million against Facebook following its investigation into whether Facebook's data processing activities were in accordance with the Spanish Data Protection Act (Law 15/1999) (the Act).
By Cynthia O'Donoghue, Philip Thomas
On 14 September 2017, the Government published the long-awaited draft of the Data Protection Bill.
By Nick Shaw, Sally-Ann Underhill
On 12 September Reed Smith hosted a panel for London International Shipping Week to discuss ‘Tomorrow's Maritime World, Today'.
By Cynthia O'Donoghue
The latest in the series of blogs from the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) looks at some of the myths around data breach reporting under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
By Edward Miller
The UK competition regulator, the CMA, will be conducting in-depth investigations of investment consultancy and fiduciary management services after the FCA initiated an investigation.
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