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Posted in Data Protection & Privacy Tim WybitulJan SpittkaVictoria Hordern

EU Data Protection: ECJ Extends the Long Arm of the Law

National EU member state courts, as well as the European Court of Justice (ECJ), have struggled for several years to define the scope of application of EU data protection law in individual member states. In a decision that provides important guidelines on the competence of, and co-operation between, national data protection authorities (DPAs), the ECJ has clarified how data protection … Continue Reading

Posted in Data Protection & Privacy, Policy & Regulation Dr. Marcus SchreibauerJan SpittkaLilly Taranto

Part 10: Enforcement and the Risk of Non-Compliance

One of the major purposes of the Regulation is to ensure a consistent application of data protection law throughout the EU, not only to provide a high level of data protection but also to guarantee legal certainty for businesses when handling personal data. This has presented legislators with one of their biggest challenges: how to maintain the existing network of … Continue Reading