English judge ends technology theft case against Google

A High Court judge today struck out Be In Inc’s claim that Google appropriated the company’s ideas, after the claimant failed to provide security for costs in the case on time.

Daimler ordered to hand over employee data

A German court has ordered auto manufacturer Daimler to hand over troves of personal data to a former employee, potentially sparking a wave of copycat lawsuits.

Brazil to make credit score registration automatic

The Brazilian Senate has approved a bill that requires citizens and companies to request exclusion from a consumer credit score database if they do not want to be automatically added.


Facebook Germany – is the competition authority overstepping its remit?

Partner Thomas Schürrle and associate Andrea Pomana at Debevoise & Plimpton in Frankfurt discuss whether the German competition authority was right to penalise Facebook’s data practices, and whether the decision will have an impact outside the country

CNIL and Google – is the size of the fine the whole story?

While the French authority’s Google fine grabbed the headlines for its size, McDermott Will & Emery partner Romain Perray in Paris argues that the decision is notable for other reasons too.


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2019.1 Magazine

Features: China's unique approach to data. Dealing with data in the internet of things. The implications of Brazil's new privacy framework. The UK ICO's new powers.

Interviews: Hong Kong and Ireland data officials.

Bar surveys: The data lawyers you need to know in Brazil and Singapore.


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