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European Commission issues new GDPR guidance

Norton Rose Fulbright - Data Protection Report blogThe GDPR will come into force exactly four months from Thursday.  In preparation, the European Commission has released a new website with extensive guidance on GDPR implementation, together with a Fact Sheet containing Q&As on the GDPR.  While much of the guidance is already known to privacy professionals, there are new insights as well.… Continue reading

European Commission Publishes Proposal for the New e-Privacy Regulation

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightOn 10 January 2017, the European Commission published the official proposal of the revised e-Privacy Regulation, which amends the current e-Privacy Directive. Many of the alarming changes that were included in the leaked December draft of the Regulation, which we covered, have been changed, resulting in a practical set of rules that align with the … Continue reading

EU and US reach agreement on cross-border data transfer framework, but uncertainty remains

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightOn February 2, 2016, the European Commission and the United States reached an agreement on a new framework to permit transatlantic transfers of personal data.  The new framework — named “EU-US Privacy Shield”  — is slated to replace the US-EU Safe Harbor framework that was invalidated by the Court of Justice for the European Union.… Continue reading

EU regulation proposal seeks to encourage consistency in data protection enforcement

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightThis is Part 4 of a five-part series on the “One Stop Shop” mechanism in the proposed new European data protection regulation. In Part 1 we examined why there is a need for a One Stop Shop, and what it is. In Part 2 we examined the concept of main establishment and the position of entities without an EU establishment. In Part … Continue reading
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