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General counsel update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Mongolia, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA, China, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia
  • July 11 2012

This is the thirtieth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


International HR briefing: Germany, July 2012
  • Eversheds LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • July 16 2012

Revision of current data protection legislation in Germany has been the subject of debate before the German parliament since 2009


CMS quarterly communications update - July 2012
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Austria, Bulgaria, European Union, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  • July 20 2012

Quarterly update summarising regulatory and legal developments from the last three months in the communications, media and satellite sectors in Europe


Recent developments for the first quarter 2013
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Singapore
  • 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
  • Czech Republic, European Union, Germany
  • 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
  • Czech Republic, European Union, Germany
  • 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


EU Commission brings suit against Germany
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany, European Union
  • 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


ECJ rules against central register of foreign nationals
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • 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


German data protection commissioners push government towards suspension of U.S. EU safe harbor regime
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany, USA
  • July 24 2013

According to reports by the German business newspaper Handelsblatt, the German data protection commissioners have sent a letter to the German


German Federal Council requests revisions to the European Commission’s cloud computing strategy
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • December 7 2012

On November 23, 2012, the German Federal Council (Bundesrat or the “Council”) published (in German) its comments on the European Commission’s strategy on cloud computing and also submitted them to the Commission