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Germany - CJEU hears arguments on IP addresses as personal data
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • European Union, Germany
  • January 25 2016

In 2008, a German citizen challenged the German federal government's storage of IP addresses of users of government websites (the "Claim"). Whilst

Data transfers in limbo - U.S. companies face fines by German data protection authorities
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • European Union, Germany, USA
  • May 11 2016

While EU regulators determine whether to adopt a new agreement for transfers of personal data from Europe to the United States to replace the invalid

Les fournisseurs de WiFi public gratuit doivent mettre en place des mesures de sécurisation de la connexion à internet
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 7 2016

La CJUE juge que la Loi d’un État membre peut prévoir d’enjoindre à un fournisseur d’un réseau wifi gratuit, accessible à tous, de mettre en place

CJEU Rules Dynamic IP Addresses May Constitute Personal Data
  • William Fry
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 28 2016

In a decision that may have far reaching implications for website operators, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that dynamic

Bavarian DPA Tests GDPR Implementation of 150 Companies
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 24 2017

On May 24, 2017, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) published a questionnaire to help companies assess their level of implementation of

Germany passes new Federal Data Protection Act
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 15 2017

Germany is one step closer to new data protection rules as the German Parliament and the Federal Council have both approved the draft of a new Federal

Software patents and red pigeons
  • Cohausz & Florack
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 12 2016

Software is a field of technology that is closely akin to mechanical engineering, mining, chemistry and pharmacy, as there are few differences

Money laundering directive: new requirements
  • CMS Hasche Sigle
  • European Union, Germany
  • November 7 2016

Organised crime can be combatted effectively only if cross-border payments can be quickly identified

No suspension: Obligation to data retention from July
  • SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 24 2017

The Federal Constitutional Court again rejected two applications to issue a temporary injunction to suspend the Act on Establishing a Storage

German Federal Supreme Court confirms: Dynamic IP addresses may constitute personal data
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 17 2017

According to a press release dated 16 May 2017, and following the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU) preliminary ruling in Case C-58214