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DPAs Call into Question ALL Methods of Data Transfer to United States

By Dr. Thomas Jansen and Dr. Jan Geert Meents Yesterday, October 26, 2015, the German Federal Data Protection Officer and the Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) of the German Federal States (together “Datenschutzkonferenz” – DSK) issued a position paper calling into question all methods of data transfer to the United States. Specifically, the European Court of …

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German DPAs issue a Position Paper on Safe Harbor

By Dr. Jan Geert Meents and Dr. Thomas Jansen Today the German Federal Data Protection Officer and the Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) of the German Federal States (together “Datenschutzkonferenz” – DSK) issued a joint statement on the Safe Harbor decision: According to the Safe Harbor decision of 6 October 2015, a data transfer based on …

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Update on EU General Data Protection Regulation: Preparation for Trilogue on 14th July

On 14th July 2015 the next trilogue meeting between EU Commission, European Parliament and the Council of the European Union will be held. At that meeting the parties will discuss the following topics: Article 3(2) – Territorial scope Article 25 – Representatives of controllers not established in the Union Chapter V – Transfers of personal …

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Synopsis of EU General Data Protection Regulation

Today the Bavarian Data Protection Supervisory Authority (Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht) has published a synopsis of the three most relevant versions of the planned EU General Data Protection Regulation. The synopsis provides a good overview of the changes to the drafts submitted by the EU Commission on 25 January 2012, the outcome of the first …

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Breaking News – EU Ministers have sealed a general approach on the proposed Data Protection Regulation

Today, Ministers in the Justice Council have sealed a general approach on the Commission proposal on the Data Protection Regulation. Modern, harmonised data protection rules will contribute to making Europe fit for the digital age and are a step forward to the EU Digital Single Market. Trilogue negotiations with the Parliament and the Council will …

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