Council of the European Union

The Council of the European Union has agreed on a general approach to the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation. This marks the end of the Council’s internal negotiations and the start of the “trilogue” negotiations between the Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission.
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Hunton and Williams has published its latest analysis in its series of Executive Briefings on the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation. This third update focuses on the Compromise Text of the Proposed Regulation approved by European Parliament. Links to download the Executive Briefings are included in this blog post.
Continue Reading Hunton Publishes Final Paper in its Series of Executive Briefings on the Proposed EU Data Protection Regulation

In response to the draft compromise text released by the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs, Hunton and Williams has published a second update to its Executive Briefing Paper on the European Commission’s proposed General Data Protection Regulation.
Continue Reading Hunton Publishes Analysis Paper on the Irish Presidency’s Draft Compromise Text on the Proposed EU Data Protection Regulation

On June 6, 2013, the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs Council held legislative deliberations regarding the key issues of the European Commission’s proposed General Data Protection Regulation. The discussions were based on the Irish Presidency’s draft compromise text on Chapters I to IV of the Proposed Regulation.
Continue Reading Council of the European Union Discusses Progress on the Proposed EU Data Protection Regulation

On May 31, 2013, the Council of the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs released a draft compromise text in response to the European Commission’s proposed General Data Protection Regulation. This latest draft seeks to narrow the scope of the Commission’s proposal and move from a detailed, prescriptive approach toward a risk-based framework.
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