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The Italian Data Protection Authority forbids the use of contact details of companies and professionals for marketing purposes without prior consent.
  • ICT Legal Consulting
  • Italy
  • February 21 2017

Do marketing purposes need specific consent and does such consent apply even when targeting professionals and companies whose contacts are publicly

Landmark EU-US data privacy court case commences in the High Court
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • European Union, Ireland, USA
  • February 20 2017

In proceedings by the Data Protection Commissioner (“DPC”) that commenced on 7 February 2017 in the Irish High Court, the DPC is asking the High Court

5 simple rules for FERPA contracting compliance
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2017

Colleges and universities frequently hire third-party vendors to provide services that involve student datacloud storage, online education delivery

Significant changes to Japanese data protection law
  • Bristows LLP
  • Japan
  • February 15 2017

The data protection regime in Japan is likely to change shortly as a number of provisions to the Act on Protection of Personal Information (APPI) will

Proposed changes to Russian data protection law
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union, Russia
  • February 15 2017

We understand that draft changes are being considered in Russia to the current data protection law focusing on enforcement and fines. The Code of

Quantifying damages for data breaches
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 15 2017

The High Court awarded damages of up to £12,500 each to six individuals as compensation for the shock and distress caused to them by the accidental

POLAND: GIODO special team publishes the “Proposed procedures before the Inspector General”
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union, Poland, United Kingdom
  • February 14 2017

The Polish Data Protection Authority, GIODO (Generalny Inspektor Ochrony Danych Osobowych), as well as data controllers and data processors in Poland

Will European Privacy in the United States be Trumped?
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 14 2017

In recent weeks there has been significant debate among commentators about whether Europeans' privacy is becoming less protected in the US and what

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 14 2017

A new data protection framework (the GDPR) has been adopted, significantly changing current EU laws. It will take the form of a Regulation and so will

Remote controls on employees under Italian law
  • Trifirò & Partners Avvocati
  • Italy
  • February 13 2017

Under Italian Law "remote controls" on employees is governed by article 4, Law 300 of 1970 (Workers' Statute). Remote control of employees is