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European Commission Final Report on E-Commerce Sector Inquiry
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • May 16 2017

As part of its Digital Single Market strategy, in May 2015 the Commission launched an inquiry into e-commerce with the aim of obtaining an overview of


Farewell ‘Safe Harbor,’ Hello ‘Privacy Shield’: Europe and U.S. Agree on New Rules for Transatlantic Data Transfer
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • February 2 2016

After intense negotiations, and after the official deadline had passed on Sunday, 31 January 2016, the United States and the European Union have


Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000: inadequate safeguards and sanctions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2010

On 29 October 2009, the European Commission announced that it has moved to the second phase of the infringement proceedings against the United Kingdom for failing to implement EU e-privacy and data protection rules relating to the privacy of online communications


SNS data protection and e privacy compliance
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • July 29 2009

The Article 29 Working Party has given social networking service (SNS) providers quite a bit to think about with its Opinion 52009 on online social networking adopted on 12 June 2009


The German perspective: EU and U.S. data protection “umbrella agreement”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA, European Union
  • September 29 2015

After over four years of negotiations, the European Union and the United States have agreed on a framework data Protection Agreement on 8 September


Safe Harbor unverbindlich! EuGH zeigt im Datenschutz die Zähne
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • October 6 2015

In seiner heute ergangenen Entscheidung (C-36214) erklärt der EuGH, die Safe Harbor-Grundsätze bei der Datenübermittlung ins EU-Ausland seien für


Safe Harbor update: House votes to pass Judicial Redress Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • October 22 2015

The Judicial Redress Act of 2015 (H.R. 1428) (Judicial Redress Act) is on its way to the U.S. Senate. On October 20th, the U.S. House of


Brexit Update: The Effect of Brexit on Data Transfers between the United Kingdom and the European Union
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 30 2016

With the United Kingdom having voted to leave the European Union (Brexit) on 23 June 2016, the free flow of personal data between the United Kingdom


European Commission Approves Microsoft Acquisition of LinkedIn Subject to Conditions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • May 16 2017

On 6 December 2016, the European Commission cleared the acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft, subject to Microsoft granting LinkedIn's competitors


ECJ Confirms Dynamic IP Address May Constitute Personal Data But Can Be Logged to Combat Cyberattacks
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 31 2016

On 19 October 2016, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held (Case C-58214 - Breyer v Federal Republic of Germany) that dynamic IP addresses may