Cedric Laurant

Will France adopt a law requiring the notification of security breaches? (by Marie-Andrée Weiss & Cédric Laurant)

A French bill “to better guarantee the right to privacy in the digital age” has implemented the European Directive 2009/136/EC by requiring the data controller to inform the “Data Protection Correspondent” (a person within an…more
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La France va-t-elle se doter d’une loi rendant obligatoire les notifications des violations de sécurité ? (par Marie-Andrée Weiss & Cédric Laurant)

La proposition de loi française “visant à mieux garantir le droit à la vie privée à l’heure du numérique” transpose la Directive 2009/136/CE en obligeant les responsables de traitements de données à caractère personnel…more
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Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Reports on Implementation of Data Retention Directive (by Marie-Andrée Weiss & Cédric Laurant)

The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party has adopted on July 13, 2010 a report on the EU Data Retention Directive (2006/24/EC). This report is the Working Party’s contribution to the evaluation of the implementation of the…more
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Are ‘Clouds’ Located Outside the European Union Unlawful? (by Marie-Andrée Weiss & Cédric Laurant)

A central aspect of every cloud service contract is the security of data processing. It is therefore important, if only for liability reasons, that responsibility for specific security measures be clearly assigned. This can be…more
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The Safe Harbor Framework: not a 'Safe Harbor' Anymore for US Companies? German Expert Body Insists on Stronger Compliance Stance (by Marie-Andrée Weiss & Cédric Laurant)

On April 29, 2010, the Düsseldorfer Kreis, an informal group of German data protection authorities, published a decision that could have significant repercussions on U.S. companies importing personal data from organizations…more
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Canada May Soon Have a Data Breach Law (by Marie-Andrée Weiss & Cédric Laurant)

Canadian Industry Minister Tony Clement introduced a bill on May 25, the Safeguarding Canadian’s Personal Information Act (C-29), which would amend Canada’s national privacy legislation, the Personal Information and Electronic…more
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