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GDPR’s Most Frequently Asked Questions: Where Are Cases Under The GDPR Filed?

Question: Where Are Cases Under The GDPR Filed? Answer: Data subjects who believe that their rights have been infringed have the right to file a complaint with a data protection authority (“DPA”), in particular, in the...more

GDPR’s Most Frequently Asked Questions: What Agencies Are Authorized To Interpret The GDPR?

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

How the GDPR Will Impact U.S.-Based Companies (Part 1)

On May 25, 2018, the European Union (“EU”) will implement the most robust regulation of privacy data that the digital world has ever seen—commonly known as the General Data Protection Regulation, or “GDPR.” The GDPR is the...more

5 Key Takeaways | GDPR: Preparing for Meeting with EU Regulators

On April 12, 2018, Kilpatrick Townsend hosted the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Atlanta KnowledgeNet Chapter Meeting. With more than 80 IAPP members in attendance, Jon Neiditz and Amanda Witt,...more

Irish High Court Refers Schrems 2.0 to the ECJ

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On April 11, Justice Caroline Costello of the Irish High Court referred the Schrems 2.0 case to the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) with 11 questions for the ECJ to answer. Per Justice Costello, the sole issue in...more

GDPR Countdown - 8 Weeks to Go

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This was not a great week for you to buy a sandwich at Panera, take a flight on Delta, get some tires at Sears, use natural gas to heat your house, go for a jog in your Under Armour gear (click clack), or uh, you know, be...more

EU Regulator Discusses Enforcement Priorities for the GDPR

On March 27, 2018, Helen Dixon, the data protection commissioner for Ireland, outlined the enforcement priorities of the Irish data protection authority (DPA) for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) during the...more

GDPR Countdown - 9 Weeks to Go

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We’re entering the home stretch of the GDPR countdown now, with just about two months to go. At this point, you may or may not have realized that you need good advice about what to do and how to do it. Ideally, you’ve started...more

Brussels Regulatory Brief: March 2018

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Antitrust and Competition - Another transaction in the technology sector referred to the European Commission for its review - The European Commission (“Commission”) is yet again set to review a transaction in the technology...more

Less than 90 days to go – are you GDPR compliant?

“GDPR – please not again …” In recent times there is hardly any other legal topic more often written and talked about than the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). In light of the severe penalties and with...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

GDPR’s Most Frequently Asked Questions: Does the GDPR require that I register my model contract clauses with a supervisory...

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

Three months to go until GDPR comes into force: are you ready?

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Has getting to grips with GDPR been lingering on your to-do list for the past year? With only three months to go until GDPR comes into force on 25 May, now is the time to push it to the top of your list....more

Is Employee Consent Under EU Data Protection Regulation Possible?

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U.S. organizations that control or process the personal data of European Union residents likely are subject to the EU’s new data protection requirements, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR takes effect on...more

German DPAs Publish Model GDPR Processing Records – Translations Provided

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In just under 100 days, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into force. One of the major changes the GDPR introduces is a duty for in-scope controllers and processors to maintain written records of their...more

GDPR’s Most Frequently Asked Questions: Does the GDPR apply if my company has no employees or offices in the EU?

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

France: Pragmatism and Flexibility for the GDPR Implementation

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The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will be applicable as of May 25, 2018. The (high) level of penalties under the GDPR will become one of the core issues for companies. Indeed the GDPR is based on the European...more

100(ish) Days Until GDPR

by Workman Nydegger on

In a little more than 100 days, a sweeping regulation known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect across the European Union. The purpose of the GDPR is to update and modernize the scope of...more

Business Litigation Report - January 2018

January 2018: Federal Circuit Issues Important Decision On Written Description And Enablement In Amgen Inc. v. Sanof - In Amgen Inc. v. Sanofi, 872 F.3d 1367 (Fed. Cir. 2017), the Federal Circuit acknowledged the relevance...more

Privacy & Data Security Team Launches Unique GDPR Tracker Website

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“To Harmonize or Not To Harmonize: That Is the Question.” With the the GDPR fast approaching on May 25, 2018, European Member States are getting ready with the implementation of national legislation. Although the GDPR is a...more

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - January 2018

In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we discuss Poland's potential exemptions from the new EU data law and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's recommendations for U.S. banks faced with...more

Federal Trade Commission Issues Privacy and Data Security Report for 2017

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On January 18th, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) released its Annual Privacy and Data Security Update, recapping its enforcement actions, workshops, and other privacy and data security activities in 2017. Enforcement...more

ePrivacy Regulation Trilogue Negotiations Pushed Back to Fall 2018; Final ePrivacy Regulation May Not Be in Place until 2020

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About this time last January, the European Parliament released its proposal for a new ePrivacy Regulation. The intent of the ePrivacy Regulation is to replace the current ePrivacy regime – which consists of an ePrivacy...more

Alston & Bird Publishes Five-Part Series on Germany’s GDPR Implementation Statute

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Last year, Germany became the first EU member state to pass legislation implementing the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For companies, national GDPR implementing legislation can be significant....more

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Is Coming: What Does It Mean For U.S. Businesses?

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With the May 25, 2018 deadline quickly approaching, many businesses are scrambling to prepare for compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and questions and conversations are heating up. Still...more

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