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Germany introduces law allowing class actions for data privacy violations

Germany - April 20 2015 The German government has recently passed a bill that will give consumer associations the right to bring claims for breaches of data protection law…

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Council of Europe releases recommendations for processing of employee data

European Union - April 20 2015 The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, on 1 April 2015, adopted recommendations on the processing of data in the context of employment…

Mark Gleeson

AmCham report published on Protecting Data Flows in the US- China Bilateral Investment Treaty

China, USA - April 20 2015 The American Chamber of Commerce in China ("AmCham") has published a report, entitled "Protecting Data Flows in the US-China Bilateral Investment…

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The Inter-American Juridical Committee adopts report on the “protection of personal data”

USA - April 20 2015 The Inter-American Juridical Committee (IAJC) of the Organization of American States (OAS) has adopted a report on "Protection of Personal Data". The…

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United Nations establishes mandate of Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

USA - April 20 2015 The Human Rights Council of the United Nations has passed a resolution establishing the mandate of a Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy…

Mark Gleeson