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By jointly tackling Facebook, French regulators set an example to large international digital media companies - First prominent enforcement measure after the Safe Harbor invalidation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • February 11 2016

On February 8 and 9, 2016, the French Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Prevention of Fraud (the 'DGCCRF') and the French


EU Data Protection Regulators All Set to Scrutinise ‘EU-U.S. Privacy Shield’ and Transfer Mechanisms to the U.S. Generally
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 4 2016

On 3 February, the Article 29 Working Party ('WP29'), a group comprising representatives of the EU Member States' Data Protection Authorities


Safe Harbor re-launched as the "EU-U.S. Privacy Shield" - but doubts are already raised that it will live to survive a battle
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 2 2016

Following speculation that protracted negotiations had been in vain, an agreement on Safe Harbor has apparently been reached. Dubbed the "EU-U.S


If Safe Harbor is dead in the water, what does that mean for you?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • January 22 2016

The invalidation of the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor framework in October 2015 has created uncertainty for businesses that were reliant on the regime to


Do employers have the right to read employees’ private emails?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 18 2016

A recent European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case (Barbulescu -v- Romania) has attracted much publicity in the UK press as giving employers the


European Commission targets cross-border parcel delivery as part of its Digital Single Market Strategy
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • January 4 2016

On 22 December 2015, the European Commission announced its next steps towards completing the single market for cross-border parcel delivery. The


A New EU Era of Cybersecurity on the Horizon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • December 17 2015

After almost three years, consensus has been finally reached on the text of the Network and Information Security ("NIS") Directive, the first-ever


Agreement reached on the GDPR
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • December 16 2015

Earlier this month, we reported the progress of trilogue discussions on the long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). On 15 December


Spain issues deadline for implementing alternative Safe-Harbor mechanisms
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Spain, USA
  • November 25 2015

Spain’s Data Protection Authority, the Agencia Española de Proteccion de Datós (‘AEPD’), has issued a deadline of 29 January 2016, for the


What is public can still be ‘private’: European Court of Human Rights halts journalists from re-publishing Finnish citizens’ public tax information
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • November 24 2015

In a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights ("ECHR") handed down in July 2015, the right to respect for individuals' privacy balance trumped