Sweet & Maxwell published the fifth edition of Data Protection Law and Practice written by Hunton’s Rosemary Jay. The latest edition provides a comprehensive and thorough review of the current state of data protection law in the UK, along with the background to the law.
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Recently, the European Union Committee of the UK’s House of Lords published its paper, Brexit: the EU data protection package. The Paper urges the UK government to make good on its stated aim of maintaining unhindered and uninterrupted data flows between the UK and EU after Brexit, and examines the options available to ensure that this occurs.
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Hunton & Williams LLP and its Centre for Information Policy Leadership submitted a strategy paper on the “one-stop-shop” mechanism to the Article 29 Working Party that proposes a methodology for selecting and defining the role of a lead regulatory authority with the objective of making the one-stop-shop more operational, flexible and viable.
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On June 25, 2013, the Advocate-General of the EU Court of Justice delivered his Opinion in a case against Google that questioned whether individuals have a right to have search result links about them erased. This blog entry provides further details on the case and the Advocate-General’s Opinion that individuals have no such right under existing law.
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