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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


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


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"


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 DPAs publish comprehensive FAQs on statutory data breach notification requirement
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • May 31 2011

The German Data Protection Authorities of Berlin and North Rhine-Westphalia have issued a paper containing Frequently Asked Questions about the German statutory data breach notification requirement that went into effect on September 1, 2009


Swiss-US Safe Harbor Framework signed
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Switzerland, USA
  • 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 Federal Office for Information Security issues document on data protection and RFID
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • July 20 2010

On July 7, 2010, the German Federal Office for Information Security, the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik ("BSI"), published a basic paper on data security and data protection for radio-frequency identification ("RFID") applications


German DPAs require data exporters to verify safe harbor compliance
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • June 2 2010

On April 29, 2010, German data protection authorities issued a resolution regarding the obligations of German data exporters with respect to U.S. data importers that have self-certified under the Safe Harbor program


German DPA issues legal opinion on cloud computing
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Germany
  • June 23 2010

On June 18, 2010, the data protection authority of the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein published a press release and a comprehensive legal opinion on cloud computing


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"