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EU Data Retention Directive Invalidated

On April 8, 2014, the European Court of Justice ruled that the EU Data Retention Directive is invalid as it disproportionally interferes with the European citizens' rights to private life and protection of personal data.… Continue Reading

Austrian DPA Approves SOX Whistleblowing Hotline but with Limitations

On December 5, 2008, the Austrian data protection authority ("DPA") issued its first decision on the implementation of a whistleblowing hotline as required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX"), to be administered by the Austrian subsidiary of a U.S.-based company. The DPA partly approved the data transfers from the Austrian entity to the U.S. entity for … Continue Reading