European Data Protection Supervisor

On July 25, 2016, the Article 29 Working Party and the European Data Protection Supervisor released their respective Opinions regarding the evaluation and review of Directive 2002/58/EC on privacy and electronic communications. Both the Working Party and the EDPS stressed that new rules should complement the protections available under the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
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Recently, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP co-hosted a one-day workshop in Amsterdam with the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice, as part of its kick off of CIPL’s new long-term project on the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. This blog entry provides highlights on the project and a link to its workshop report.
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On March 16, 2016, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton & Williams LLP will co-host a workshop in Amsterdam, Netherlands, together with the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice, to kick off a new long-term project on the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
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On February 11, 2016, the Article 29 Working Party issued a statement on the 2016 action plan for the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The action plan outlines the priorities for the Working Party in light of the transition to a new legal framework in Europe and the introduction of the European Data Protection Board.
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