GDPR Violations in Germany: Civil Damages Actions on the Rise

New trends in Germany reveal the urgent need for companies to develop effective defense strategies against damages claims raised in German civil courts.

In recent months, German courts have been increasingly following a course similar to the US model of awarding damages in actions alleging data privacy violations. This development may have substantial financial and other consequences for companies involved in the digital economy, including the risk of mass data litigation.

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