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EU regulators welcome stricter rules on cookies and direct marketing

European Union, United Kingdom - May 8 2017 The European Commission has published a draft Regulation regarding cookies and electronic direct marketing. EU regulators have publicly welcomed the…

Detlev Gabel, Mark Powell, Tim Hickman.

EU-US Privacy Shield approved

European Union, USA - July 12 2016 The EU-US Privacy Shield has now been formally approved, providing a new mechanism for transferring personal data from the EU to the US, and reducing…

Detlev Gabel, Matthias Goetz, Robert Blamires, Tim Hickman.

Employers vicariously liable for data breaches caused by rogue employees

United Kingdom - May 5 2016 The High Court recently held that employers can be vicariously liable for data breaches caused by rogue employees. The decision highlights the…

Stephen Ravenscroft, Tim Hickman.

Significant concerns from EU Data Protection Authorities may delay the EU-US Privacy Shield

European Union, USA - April 18 2016 EU Data Protection Authorities met in Brussels last week to deliver their eagerly anticipated opinion on the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield. They set…

Detlev Gabel, Robert Blamires, Tim Hickman.

No consensus on Privacy Shield following debate on adequacy

European Union, USA - March 23 2016 The EU-US Privacy Shield remains a hotly debated issue. At a meeting at the European Parliament last week, it became evident that significant areas…

Detlev Gabel, Matthias Goetz, Robert Blamires, Tim Hickman.