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ICO issues RAND report on strengths and weaknesses of EU Data Protection Directive

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 4 2009

On May 12, 2009, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office published a study commissioned from RAND Europe, setting out the strengths and weaknesses of the European Data Protection Directive (Directive 9546EC

Commission issues recommendation on RFID, privacy and data protection

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 4 2009

On May 12, 2009, the European Commission issued a non-binding recommendation on the implementation of privacy and data protection principles in applications supported by radio-frequency identification (RFID

New FAQs on binding corporate rules

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 4 2009

On April 27, 2009, the Article 29 Working Party issued a new working document (WP 155 rev.04) on frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to binding corporate rules (BCRs

Article 29 Working Party issues guidance on pre-trial discovery for cross-border civil litigation

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 16 2009

On February 11, 2009, the Article 29 Working Party released its long-awaited Working Document on reconciling US civil discovery requirements with European data protection law

US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework in force

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • March 16 2009

On February 16, 2009, the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework, which is comparable to the EU-US Safe Harbor Framework, was adopted

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

Article 29 Working Party updates FAQs on BCRs

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 16 2009

On January 19, 2009, the Article 29 Working Party released a third version of its frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to binding corporate rules (BCRs), as part of its effort to promote BCRs

Article 29 Working Party investigates telecoms and ISPs' data retention practices

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

On March 17, 2009, the Article 29 Working Party issued a press release regarding its upcoming investigation concerning the compliance of telecom service providers and ISPs with their national obligations under data retention legislation (based on the e-Privacy Directive 200258EC and the Data Retention Directive 200624 EC

EC launches infringement proceedings against UK for failure to enforce EU privacy laws

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 4 2009

On April 14, 2009, the European Commission (EC) launched infringement proceedings against the UK government by issuing an infringement notice for alleged breaches of EU data protection laws

EU: Article 29 Working Party and EDPS comment on review of EU telecommunications framework and e-Privacy Directive

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 16 2009

In recent months, the Article 29 Working Party and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) have issued several opinions on the review of the EU Telecommunications Framework, in particular on the e-Privacy Directive (Directive 200258EC