Life With GDPR: Reduction to GDPR Fines by EU Courts

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In this episode Jonathan Armstrong and Tom Fox are back to discuss issues relating to data privacy, data protection and GDPR. Today, we consider EU courts reducing fines and penalties assessed by data protection regulators. The case reminds us that, as we said before, data protection authorities are likely to face challenges to high fines in the courts. In some respects, the fine mechanism in GDPR is based on the system in use in competition law cases where the success rate in appeals has been high. Some of the highlights See more +
In this episode Jonathan Armstrong and Tom Fox are back to discuss issues relating to data privacy, data protection and GDPR. Today, we consider EU courts reducing fines and penalties assessed by data protection regulators. The case reminds us that, as we said before, data protection authorities are likely to face challenges to high fines in the courts. In some respects, the fine mechanism in GDPR is based on the system in use in competition law cases where the success rate in appeals has been high. Some of the highlights are:

Background to several cases.

What did the court say?

What did the regulators say?

What are the lessons learned for the data protection/data privacy compliance specialist?

What steps can your organization take? See less -

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