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The General Data Protection Regulation: What Insurers Should Do Now to Prepare for Its Implementation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • May 24 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or Regulation) has been approved by European Union (EU) members as well as the Council of Europe and, at


Global employment briefing: European Union, May 2016
  • Eversheds LLP
  • European Union
  • May 20 2016

In April, the EU Parliament voted in favour of the new EU data protection regulation, bringing to a close the formal approval process between the


IP addresses may be subject to EU data protection laws
  • White & Case LLP
  • European Union
  • May 19 2016

In an ongoing case before the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU"), the Advocate General has issued his Opinion stating that, under


Advocate General’s opinion states that IP addresses are Personal Data
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • May 19 2016

On 12 May, the Advocate General’s (AG) opinion in Case C-58214 Patrick Breyer v Germany was released, stating that dynamic IP addresses should be


The Basics: UK Employment Law E-Guide
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

It is common practice for an employer to conduct background checks on its prospective employees. However, the extent of these checks varies:


Dynamic IP addresses qualify as personal data according to the EU Advocate General
  • Stibbe
  • European Union
  • May 17 2016

Personal data is defined, both in the currently applicable Directive 9546EC and in the new Regulation 2016679 as information relating to an


No reasonable expectation of privacy regarding emails
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) states that everyone has the right to respect for their private and family life, their


IP Addresses as Personal Data - Website Providers To Come Under Even More Scrutiny With EU Data Privacy Law
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 17 2016

Website providers that collect dynamic Internet Protocol addresses ("IP address") from website visitors may soon be subject to even more scrutiny


Big Data and antitrust
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany, European Union
  • May 17 2016

Antitrust authorities have started to scrutinize and investigate the relationship between Big Data and the competition laws. On May, 10th the German


Baker & McKenzie's Global Surveillance Comparison Map
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Global, European Union
  • May 16 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) raised the question whether the level of data protection in the USA is adequate and equivalent to