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ECJ rules against central register of foreign nationals

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 6 2009

On December 15, 2008, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in Case C-52406 Heinz Huber v. Bundesrepublik Deutschland, which involved the legality of a database (Central Register of Foreign Nationals) maintained by the German Federal Government containing residence information about European Union citizens who are not German citizens

EU Commission brings suit against Germany

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • April 18 2008

On November 22, 2007, the European Commission brought before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) an action against the Federal Republic of Germany for failure to fulfil its obligations under the second sentence of Article 28(1) of Directive 9546EC (Case C-51807), which requires national data protection authorities (DPAs) to be independent

German court rules on data retention and submits questions to ECJ

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • April 28 2009

On March 16, 2009, the German Administrative Court of Wiesbaden published a February court decision (Az. 6 K 104508 WI) requesting the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to assess the compatibility of the Data Retention Directive (Directive 200624) regarding the retention of telephone and Internet data with basic constitutional rights

Recent developments for the first quarter 2013

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 27 2013

The North American Global Equity Services ("GES") practice group is pleased to provide the current edition of our Clients and Friends Newsletter

The chaos after PRISM

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Czech Republic, European Union, Germany
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  • September 3 2013

Many Czech entities regularly transfer personal data to the United States. These companies are often either those with a US parent company or Czech

Impact of PRISM on Czech data transfers to the US

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Czech Republic, European Union, Germany
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  • September 4 2013

Czech entities regularly transfer personal data to the United States. These companies often have a US sister or parent company or are using US

European Court of Justice rules on German DPA system

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • March 10 2010

On March 9, 2010, the European Court of Justice ruled that the Federal Republic of Germany's practice of "state supervision" over data protection authorities violates EU Data Protection Directive 9546EC

Safe harbor: more stringent requirements for the transfer of data to the USA

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • June 15 2010

When German companies transfer personal data to companies outside the EU then they have to fulfill the stringent requirements of the Federal Data Protection Act

European Commission seeks Germany's compliance with ECJ judgment on DPA independence

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • April 7 2011

On April 6, 2011, the European Commission formally requested that Germany immediately comply with a March 9, 2010 judgment (C-51807) by the European Court of Justice (the "Court") concerning the independence of German data protection authorities ("DPAs"

ECJ to clarify position on sale of 'used' software licences

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • March 11 2011

The sale of 'used' or 'second-hand' software licences has been a contentious area in recent years