Region: Belgium

EDPB: ePrivacy rules relevant to GDPR assessments

The European Data Protection Board has said EU watchdogs can consider ePrivacy requirements when investigating potential GDPR breaches.

20 March 2019

Commission suggests talks to improve EU-US evidence exchange

The European Commission has published two recommendations to improve the exchange of electronic evidence in transatlantic criminal investigations.

08 February 2019

Schrems questions cross-border cooperation

Privacy activist Max Schrems has questioned the way European data protection authorities are cooperating over his complaints.

04 February 2019

GDPR enough for facial recognition technology, says EU official

A European Commission official has said that it will publish a final draft of ethical guidelines governing artificial intelligence – including facial recognition technology – in March 2019.

01 February 2019

Facebook underlines human role in AI development

A senior Facebook privacy official has emphasised the role of humans in developing accurate and ethical artificial intelligence technology.

31 January 2019

EU mulls AI regulation

The European Commission is to consider approaches to regulating artificial intelligence in a report due to be published in mid-2019.

30 January 2019

No GDPR amendment planned for blockchain, says European Commission

A European Commission official has said that there is no plan to amend the GDPR to accommodate blockchain, despite the technology’s compliance problems.

30 January 2019

“Surprising” confusion around GDPR, says Irish commissioner

The Irish data protection commissioner has observed a surprising level of confusion around the type of complaints that data subjects can successfully bring under the GDPR.

30 January 2019

Wilson Sonsini bolsters Brussels bureau

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has strengthened its privacy and cybersecurity practice by adding partner Jan Dhont to its Brussels office.

25 January 2019

Hogan Lovells promotes seven

Hogan Lovells has promoted seven European and American privacy and data protection lawyers.

07 January 2019

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