Region: European Union

EDPB adopts binding decisions on three Meta fines

European Data Protection Board decisions in cases against Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp could cost parent company Meta billions of euros in fines.

06 December 2022

Stakeholders voice concerns over proposed EU-US AI road map

The EU-US Trade and Technology Council has heard from stakeholders concerning the legislative and business challenges of implementing global tech standards as it prepares a transatlantic AI risk management framework.

06 December 2022

Data Changemakers: Evelyn Austin

Netherlands-based Bits of Freedom director Evelyn Austin says policy development should move towards “public-private-civic” partnerships, and that litigation efforts might be needed to remove some of the barriers faced by civil society working on mitigating the harms caused by large platforms.

02 December 2022

Israel proposes special treatment for EEA data

In an attempt to safeguard its EU adequacy assessment, the Israeli government has proposed additional obligations for recipients of EU data in the country.

01 December 2022

Industry launches renewed attack on proposed EU cloud rules

A consortium of industry bodies has urged EU authorities to reconsider new rules for the procurement of cloud services, warning that the measures could conflict with international agreements and Brussels’ own rules.

01 December 2022

Navigating binding corporate rules: Updated requirements in the EU and UK

The gap between the updated EU and UK binding corporate rules requirements appear to be widening, say Morrison Foerster's Alex van der Wolk, Marijn Storm and Laura Stewart.

01 December 2022

ECJ to hear more access right questions

A German court has referred a series of questions on the scope and enforceability of access rights to the European Court of Justice.

29 November 2022

Google loses another global right to be forgotten appeal

The Italian Supreme Court has ruled that the national privacy regulator has the power to issue global delisting orders, but recognised this might lead to conflict with national laws of foreign jurisdictions.

28 November 2022

EDPB denies responsibility for policing tax data transfers

The EU’s top data protection body has said that it is up to member states to address concerns over the transatlantic transfer of data on individuals liable to pay US taxes.

25 November 2022

ECJ limits beneficial ownership register access

The European Court of Justice has said the general public should not be able to access public registers of beneficial ownership, in a move that severely restricts the dissemination of corporate ownership data and could complicate due diligence and investigations.

22 November 2022

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