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EU-US Transatlantic Data Flows Subject to Further Legal Challenge

Last week, the High Court of Ireland submitted eleven questions to the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) to consider about the personal data transfer regime between the European Union (EU) and the United States....more

European Commission Approves Provisions for Cross-Border Data Flows While Consultation on GDPR Article 49 Guidance Closes

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Recently, the European Commission endorsed draft horizontal provisions for cross-border data flows and personal data protection in trade agreements – as personal data is a fundamental right, it is not something which can be...more

GDPR: The Most Frequently Asked Questions: How Far Can I Go To Validate The Identity of An Individual Making a Data Subject Access...

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The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is arguably the most comprehensive - and complex - data privacy regulation in the world. As companies prepare for the GDPR to go into force on May 25, 2018,...more

Remember the Right to Be Forgotten? Google Does

Google grants just under half the requests seeking to remove Internet links, according to the latest report from the company....more

3 Resources That Make GDPR Compliance Less Painful

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

The deadline to comply with the GDPR’s complex and far ranging requirements is rapidly approaching. As your organization races to implement its compliance program before the May 25, 2018 effective date, questions and...more

EU Member State Courts Rule Against Facebook’s WhatsApp in Decisions Providing Guidance on the Contours of Consent for Data...

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

WhatsApp has recently faced scrutiny by regulators about data processing consents it purported to obtain from users. Most recently, on March 15, the Spanish data protection authority (“AEDP”) released a decision imposing the...more

Binding Corporate Rules – Article 29 Working Party Issues Revised Guidelines

by Reed Smith on

On 6 February 2018, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) adopted revised guidelines on binding corporate rules (BCRs). These were issued following a period of public consultation that concluded on 17 January 2018. Technology...more

EU Data Protection Authorities Issue Guidance On Data Breach Notifications

by King & Spalding on

On February 12, 2018, the statutorily-appointed independent EU advisory body known as the Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”) published revised Guidelines on personal data breach notification under the General Data Protection...more

Will EU Data Protection Authorities ‘Consistency Mechanism’ Be Ready in Time for the GDPR?

by Reed Smith on

During an Article 29 Working Party (WP29) press conference on 7 February 2018, the outgoing chair and French privacy chief, Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, expressed concerns that EU data protection authorities (DPAs) may not be...more

The Digital Download - Alston & Bird’s Privacy & Data Security Newsletter - March 2018

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Features - Updates on the EU - Privacy & Data Security Team Launches GDPR Tracker Website. The Alston & Bird Privacy & Data Security Team recently launched the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Tracker website,...more

Germany Finds that Facebook’s Privacy Settings and Terms of Service Violate Their Privacy Rules: Data Privacy Trends

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One of the things that Tom O’Connor and I discussed in last week’s webcast about the upcoming Europe General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was how consent will be interpreted for use of data for its data subjects. Last...more

Article 29 Working Party Issues Revised Guidance On Personal Data Breach Notification

by Reed Smith on

With less than three months until the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/279 (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) published revised guidelines on personal data breach notification...more

German Court Rules Facebook’s Use of Personal Data Is Illegal

by Balch & Bingham LLP on

A Berlin regional court recently ruled that Facebook’s use of personal data was illegal because the social media platform did not adequately secured the informed consent of its users. A German consumer rights group, the...more

The European Union’s GDPR Is Coming: Is Your Company Ready?

If you have employees or are doing business with individuals in the European Union, on May 25, 2018, you will be subject to some new regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets a new, heightened standard...more

A Look Ahead at Privacy and Data Security in 2018

2018 promises to be an interesting year in the world of privacy and cybersecurity. In this article, we highlight a few of the most notable developments we expect this year, including major developments in Europe, changes and...more

Cyber Risk News & Trends

Cybersecurity This Month - Predictions for 2018 - The new year kicked off with leading institutions weighing in with their cybersecurity predictions for 2018. MIT predicts we will see more large-scale data breaches in...more

Forget Me, Forget Me Not: What’s New (Nouveau, Nuevo, Neu…) EU?

by Husch Blackwell LLP on

St. Louis was named after Louis IX (born in 1214!), hosted a World Fair (technically, the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition), the fleur-de-lis is ubiquitous, and we love soccer and football, although we have neither major...more

GDPR update: One Stop Shop (Dutch)

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In this first GDPR Update of 2018, we address the One Stop Shop mechanism. The One Stop Shop mechanism means that, as a main rule, organisations carrying out cross-border personal data processing activities will only have to...more

GDPR Update: One Stop Shop

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In this first GDPR Update of 2018, we address the One Stop Shop mechanism. The One Stop Shop mechanism means that, as a main rule, organisations carrying out cross-border personal data processing activities will only have to...more

Article 29 Working Party Releases Guidelines on Transparency Under the GDPR

by Reed Smith on

On 11 December 2017, the Article 29 Working Party (Art 29 WP) published its draft guidance on transparency. The guidelines are open for consultation until 23 January 2018. The Art 29 WP analyse the elements of transparency...more

Article 29 Working Party Publishes Updated Guidance on Adequacy Referential

by Reed Smith on

On 28 November 2017, the Article 29 Working Party (‘WP29’) published a working document updating its previous guidance on transfers of personal data to third countries (WP12), (‘WP29 Document’). WP29 has reviewed its earlier...more

Article 29 Working Party Releases Guidelines On Consent Under the GDPR

by Reed Smith on

On 28 November 2017, the Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”) published its guidelines on consent under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The guidelines are open for public consultation until 23 January 2018. They...more

What’s up with WHOIS? The GDPR May Limit or Prevent Access to Domain Name Registration Information

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

Domain name registrars and registries might soon be changing their mantra from, “I think ICANN,” to, “Maybe ICANN’T,” when it comes to providing publicly available WHOIS information for domain name registrants. New potential...more

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - December 2017

In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we discuss the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party's critique of the Privacy Shield and the Sixth Circuit's decision to consider the issue of computer fraud...more

Article 29 Working Party Issues New Guidelines for Binding Corporate Rules

by Reed Smith on

The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has published updated guidelines on Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) to reflect the requirements set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). ...more

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