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Deadline approaching for implementing recommendations on outsourcing to cloud service providers

Belgium - December 3 2020 In recent years, insurance and reinsurance companies have taken an increasing interest in using the services of cloud service providers. This has led…

Benoît Vandervelde, Florence Berchem.

EU Court of Justice clarifies concept of “informed consent” for collection of personal data

Belgium, European Union - November 17 2020 The Court of Justice of the EU has just rendered its judgment in a case concerning the notion of “free and informed consent” and the criteria for…

Tom De Cordier.

EU Cyber Security Month: Learn how multi-factor authentication can protect your company’s most valuable assets

Belgium, European Union - October 29 2020 The EU Cyber Security Month (“ECSM”) is the EU’s annual awareness campaign that takes place every October across Europe. Through this initiative…

Tom De Cordier.

How to handle your ex-employees’ mailboxes? The Belgian Data Protection Authority provides guidelines and a EUR 15,000 fine

Belgium - October 23 2020 An employee is leaving a company. It happens all the time. But what do we do about their MS Outlook 365 account? The Litigation Chamber of the…

Bertrand Simonart.

Schrems strikes again: EU-US Privacy Shield invalid; Standard Contractual Clauses upheld but due diligence required

Belgium, European Union, Ireland, USA - July 17 2020 A clash between US national surveillance law and EU data protection standards, which lies at the heart of Case C-311/18, Data Protection Commissioner…

Janick Van Daele, Tom De Cordier.