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EU declares that New Zealand’s Privacy Act is “adequate”

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20/12/2012 by:

The European Commission announced on 19th December that it had on that day recognised New Zealand’s Privacy Act as “adequate”. This decision follows more than 10 years of studies, the first of which was conducted by Privacy Laws & Business. These...

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EU starts discussions with APEC on finding a way to link their approaches to international transfers

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05/04/2013 by:

The EU Art. 29 Data Protection Working Party announced at the end of March that there had been discussions in Jakarta, Indonesia, at the end of January and the beginning of March to find a common approach between the EU’s Binding Corporate Rules a...

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New Chair and Vice-Chairs of the EU Art. 29 Data Protection Working Party elected this morning

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27/02/2014 by:

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, the President of France’s CNIL was this morning elected as Chair of the EU Art. 29 Data Protection Working Party, the group where the 28 national Data Protection Authorities in the European Union co-ordinate their...

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EU competence in data protection generally advantageous to the UK

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19/12/2014 by:

The Ministry of Justice’s Balance of Competences report on access to information and data protection says that stakeholders think EU data protection rules have had a positive impact on the UK. Respondents to this call for evidence which evaluates...

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European Data Protection Supervisor gives his Opinion on the EU DP Trilogue negotiations via a new app

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27/07/2015 by:

Today, Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor, followed up his announcement on 7th July at PL&B’s 28th Annual International Conference by launching an app which not only gives his Opinion on the Trilogue negotiations but also...

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No easy way forward for EU-US transfers of personal data

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28/10/2015 by:

The EU DPAs, and the EU Commission are frantically searching for solutions to the problem of the European Court of Justice declaring the US-EU Safe Harbor to be invalid. While the EU and the US are still negotiating a new framework, there are...

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DPA conference debates transatlantic privacy solutions but fails to find any so far

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29/10/2015 by:

The Data Protection Authorities' 37th International Privacy Conference, hosted by the Netherlands DPA, has held discussions on practical solutions to privacy challenges between the EU and the US. Opening the conference, Chairman of the Netherlands...

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EU Commissioner Vĕra Jourová says protection of personal data more than a “European” fundamental right

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30/10/2015 by:

EU Commissioner, Vĕra Jourová, yesterday told the 37th International Privacy Conference in Amsterdam that the ECJ’s decision in the Schrems case “reaffirms once more that personal data protection is a fundamental right and that it applies also whe...

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EU GDPR implementation: Many obstacles to tackle

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27/01/2016 by:

In a panel discussion at the CPDP conference today in Brussels, Bruno Gencarelli from the European Commission said that the Commission would now look into developing tools for compliance such as codes of conduct. Jan  Philip Albrecht from the...

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EU will announce on Monday whether new Safe Harbor agreement has been found

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28/01/2016 by:

In a feisty exchange of words with Paul Nemitz, Director at European Commission for Fundamental Rights, US Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill  said today at the CDPD conference in Brussels that 'there are very good proposals on the table now, ...

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DPAs to issue GDPR guidance by the end of December

01/12/2016 by:

EU Data Protection Authorities are promising to issue the first parts of their guidance on the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) soon after their plenary meeting on 12-13 December. Guidance can be expected on Data Protection Officers (DPOs), da...

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