Region: European Union

GDR Special Report Q1 2021: Use and commercialisation

New EU legislation will affect how companies use and process data once they have acquired it.

31 March 2021

GDR Special Report Q1 2021: Access and acquisition

Many of the European Commission’s planned measures aim to make it easier for companies to get their hands on various types of data.

31 March 2021

EU-Korea data flows deal greenlit

The European Commission will publish a data adequacy decision for Korea in the next few months, following the conclusion of negotiations between EU and Korean officials.

30 March 2021

Schrems “sceptical” about updated Privacy Shield talks

Senior EU and US officials have upped their efforts to create a new EU-US Privacy Shield, but Max Schrems has told GDR he’ll challenge a replacement if he considers it inadequate.

29 March 2021

German court sends Facebook questions to ECJ

The European Court of Justice is set to weigh in on the German competition authority’s high-profile Facebook case.

25 March 2021

SCOTUS could resolve GDPR clash with US law

An engineering company seeks a US Supreme Court ruling that could let companies use the GDPR to avoid disclosing data into the US.

23 March 2021

Longstanding data regulator tensions go public

A simmering spat between EU data protection authorities has boiled over, with the heads of the Irish and German regulators engaging in a war of words over the way the GDPR has been enforced.

18 March 2021

Criticism of “vague” Data Governance Act continues

The first law forming the EU’s ambitious data strategy has come in for criticism by members of European Parliament – in large part over the lack of clarity about what the legislation is for, echoing earlier concerns within the European Commission.

17 March 2021

MEPs slam UK adequacy deal

Members of European Parliament have hit out at the European Commission’s decision to declare the UK’s data protection regime as equivalent to the EU’s.

16 March 2021

European Commission to probe adtech economics

The European Commission’s communications department is set to scrutinise the adtech ecosystem, GDR has learned.

15 March 2021

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