Tag Archives: Rosemary Jay

UK House of Lords Recommends Pursuit of EU Adequacy Decision

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. … Continue Reading

“One-Stop-Shop” Under the Proposed EU Regulation: A Way Forward

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.… Continue Reading

EU Court of Justice Advocate-General Issues Opinion in Google Search Case

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.… Continue Reading

Hunton Hosts Next EU Regulation Seminar on the Consistency Mechanism

On June 5, 2013, Hunton and Williams hosted a seminar on the Draft EU Regulation in the firm’s London office. Hunton and Williams and the UK Ministry of Justice presented on the operation and effects of the “consistency mechanism” to be introduced in the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation.… Continue Reading

European Data Privacy Day Expert Panel Provides 30-Year Retrospective on UK Data Protection

On January 28, 2013, the London office of Hunton & Williams hosted an event in honor of European Data Privacy Day, assembling a unique panel of the current and three former UK Information Commissioners, and the UK Minister of State for Justice Lord McNally. In this blog entry, we provide highlights of each presentation, including background information on data protection law in the UK.… Continue Reading

Hunton & Williams Hosts Data Protection Law and Practice Book Launch

On January 28, 2013, the London office of Hunton hosted a book launch for the fourth edition of Rosemary Jay’s Data Protection Law and Practice, by publisher Sweet and Maxwell. The event was attended by all of the UK Information Commissioners past and present as well as the UK Minister of State for Justice.… Continue Reading