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BYOD in Germany: Lexology Navigator Q&A
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • October 21 2015

A structured guide to BYOD law and practice in Germany


Editorial: What is the status of the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation and when will it be adopted?
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • European Union
  • February 4 2016

While the process to adopt the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially started almost four years ago, there is now a clear intention


German government adopts security breach notification requirement in Telecommunications Act
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • March 2 2011

On March 2, 2011, the German Federal government adopted a draft law revising certain sector-specific data protection provisions in the German Telecommunications Act


German federal DPA approves binding corporate rules of Deutsche Post DHL
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • February 3 2011

On February 3, 2011, the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information issued a press release announcing that it has approved the privacy policy formulated by Deutsche Post DHL


German government moves on draft law regarding employee data protection
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • October 4 2010

On August 25, 2010, the German government approved a draft law concerning special rules for employee data protection, originally proposed by the Federal Ministry of the Interior


Swiss-US Safe Harbor Framework signed
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA, Switzerland
  • February 6 2009

On December 9, 2008, an exchange of letters was signed by the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) on the creation of a “Swiss-US Safe Harbor Framework”, which is comparable to the “EU-US Safe Harbor Framework”


German government budgets 10 million EUR to set up data protection foundation - federal DPA issues concept paper
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • February 11 2011

On February 8, 2011, the German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information issued a concept paper setting forth concrete suggestions for the creation of a Data Protection Foundation (the "Foundation"


German DPAs set minimum qualification and independence requirements for company data protection officers
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • December 17 2010

On November 25, 2010, the German data protection authorities responsible for the private sector (also known as the "Düsseldorfer Kreis") issued a resolution on the minimum requirements for the qualifications and independence of company data protection officers ("DPOs"


AEPD issues guidance on video-surveillance
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Spain
  • March 16 2009

On January 28, 2009, the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) issued a ‘Video-Surveillance Guide’ addressing questions that are being raised in the public and private sectors


ICO urges senior executives to sign ‘personal information promise’
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2009

In response to recent data losses, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is urging senior executives to sign a ‘Personal Information Promise’ to demonstrate their organization’s commitment to data protection