Topic: Article 65 dispute resolution

Civil society and industry face off on GDPR reform

Civil society and business groups agree on the need for reform of the one-stop-shop process, but are split on areas including the role of the European Data Protection Board and the implementation of stricter timings for resolution of cross-border complaints.

27 March 2023

Denham: one-stop-shop woes lead to member state tension

Former ICO head Elizabeth Denham has said the current arrangement of the one-stop-shop mechanism is causing tensions with member states that see themselves as unable to address the harms being caused by big tech.

09 March 2023

WhatsApp takes €225 million appeal to the ECJ

WhatsApp has taken its fight to overturn an EDPB recommendation to the EU’s highest court, after its first instance court shot down its first appeal.

22 February 2023

Ireland and EDPB conflict escalates

The Irish regulator has filed multiple cases with the ECJ against the EDPB over concerns the coordinating body overstepped its powers under the GDPR, a move that may widen the rift between European authorities.

22 February 2023

European Commission begins one-stop-shop overhaul

The one-stop-shop process is facing an update after the European Commission announced that it will be proposing a regulation to address the issue of cooperation between member state authorities on data protection matters.

20 February 2023

Meta SCC decision referred to EDPB

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s investigation into Meta’s use of standard contractual clauses has been referred to the EDPB after member states were unable to find a consensus under the one-stop-shop mechanism.

27 January 2023

Reasoning behind EDPB order to expand WhatsApp inquiry revealed

Objections from Finland, France and Italy drove the EDPB’s order to the Irish Data Protection Commissioner to expand its investigation into WhatsApp.

25 January 2023

Ireland and EDPB clash again over WhatsApp investigation

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner has threatened more court action against the EDPB, after the European body again ordered the data watchdog to launch a further investigation into WhatsApp following a €5.5 million penalty.

19 January 2023

Further details of EDPB/DPC split emerge

European data protection authorities said Ireland constrained cooperation between watchdogs on the Meta advert targeting investigation.

12 January 2023

DPC finalises Meta inquiries with €390 million in fines

The Irish data regulator has said Meta cannot rely on a contract as legal basis for personal data processing for behavioural advertising, and criticised an EDPB direction to open fresh investigations into other issues.

04 January 2023

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