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ICO Responds to the ePrivacy Directive Consultation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • August 12 2016

In April, we reported that the European Commission had opened a public consultation seeking the views of various stakeholders on the current wording


The implications of Brexit on the entertainment and media industry
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 21 2016

On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. This historic decision will lead to a complex and unprecedented process of exit


Bavarian Data Protection Authority issues guidance paper on video surveillance under the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • July 19 2016

On 6 July 2016, the Bavarian Data Protection Authority issued a brief guidance paper on video surveillance under the new EU General Data Protection


EU-U.S. Data Privacy Shield adopted - a phoenix rising from the ashes of Safe Harbour?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 15 2016

The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield has been adopted by the European Commission. On 12 July 2016, following a positive vote from the member states (the


CJEU Attorney General Opinion Seeks to Restrict the Interpretation of ‘Establishment’
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • July 14 2016

In June, the Attorney General ("AG") of the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") issued his opinion (English translation pending) in the


Data Protection in a Post-Brexit Landscape
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2016

The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union coincides with a seismic change in data protection law. Once Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty is


European Commission moves to restrict geoblocking
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • June 13 2016

On 25 May 2016 the European Commission published draft legislation aimed at restricting the use of geoblocking and similar practices by websites


German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) releases operators of Wi-Fi networks from liability for copyright infringements committed by the Wi-Fi network users (so-called Störerhaftung)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 8 2016

On 2 June, the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) passed a bill (2. Gesetz zur Änderung des Telemediengesetzes - 2nd Amending Law to the Federal


German Data Protection Authority fines companies for transferring data to the United States
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 8 2016

Following the CJEU's judgment of October 2015 invalidating the European Commission's Safe Harbor Decision, the Data Protection Authority Hamburg


International Data Transfers Face Further Setbacks: MEPs and the EDPS Reject the Privacy Shield & the Adequacy Challenge Spreads to EU Model Clauses
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • June 1 2016

The options available to EU organisations for lawfully transferring personal data from Europe to the United States appear to be dwindling. In