(LONDON) The European Commission announced yesterday that it is working towards a revised timeline for the adoption of a definitive Data Protection Regulation by the end of 2014.
While Commissioner Viviane Reding’s...more
. . . a delayed delivery notice for the biggest package of the holiday season!
(LONDON) Major changes are on the way in Europe that will have a significant impact on companies anywhere in the world that collect or...more
(LONDON) The European Commission, which has the authority to make changes to the US Safe Harbor program, has published a paper titled “Rebuilding Trust in EU-US Data Flows” that sets out the changes that the Commission would...more
(LONDON) As widely expected, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) voted today in favor of a revised, even tougher draft of the Data Protection Regulation that will (if...more
(LONDON) Various data protection power players have called for the suspension or curtailment of the US Safe Harbor program ever since the Snowden revelations that the US NSA has required large internet service providers such...more
SaChanges afoot -
European antitrust law (often referred to as competition law) has tried for several decades to balance patent rights (which, until EU-wide patent rights are implemented, remain inherently...more
(LONDON) We recently wrote that a crucial committee vote on the new EU Data Protection Regulation had been pushed back until May 29-30. The vote has been delayed again until an unspecified future date, although Jan Phillip...more
(LONDON) The European Commission recently published a draft “Cybersecurity Directive” which aims to increase the level of preparedness across the EU to deal with threats to network and information security. The Directive...more
The European Parliament recently published a report on the European Commission’s draft of a new EU Data Protection Regulation. The report, which includes the European Parliament’s proposal for a revised draft of the...more
Sometimes the most interesting things that emerge from conferences are whispered across the aisle just after a presentation or debated by attendees off-site over a glass or two of wine....more