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Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The German data protection authority of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg (LfDI BW) has issued detailed guidance (Guidance) on international data transfers this August and September.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On Friday September 4, 2020, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), a body consisting of representatives of all the Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) in the European Economic Area...
Mayer Brown
While the CJEU ruled that the Privacy Shield Decision is invalid, it explicitly upheld the decision on the SCCs.
P+P Pöllath + Partners
On July 16, 2020 the CJEU passed a ground-breaking ruling on Privacy Shield and standard contractual clauses, which will have a significant impact on international data transfer, particularly on data transfer ...
Mayer Brown
On May 4, 2020, the European Data Protection Board (the "EDPB") adopted the "Guidelines 05/2020 on consent under Regulation 2016/679" (the "EDPB Guidelines").
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Heidelberg Regional Court rejected an employee's claim for access to information about the employer's processing of his personal data insofar as this data is merely located in backup files of...
Taylor Wessing
With the GDPR entering into force, not only have data protection standards been raised EU-wide, but supervisory authorities have also been empowered to impose hefty fines to enforce these standards.
Taylor Wessing
Since the WHO declared COVID-19 (Corona) a pandemic on 11.03.2020, the political measures to contain the virus have intensified across all countries.
SKW Schwarz
Am 19. Dezember 2019 hat der Generalanwalt des Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe seine Schlussanträge im Verfahren „Data ...
Germany
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The data protection authority in Hamburg, Germany imposed a €35 million fine on H&M for processing employees' personal data in violation of the GDPR.
Mayer Brown
During the COVID-19 pandemic, data privacy – and, in particular, employee data privacy – has been at the forefront of employers' minds. In the last six months
Cooley LLP
On October 1, 2020, the Data Protection Authority of Hamburg (the Hamburg DPA) announced that it had fined a German subsidiary of the clothing retailer H&M (H&M Germany)...
Gowling WLG
What are the most important legal principles you should be aware of when doing or setting up business in Germany.
lus Laboris
What are the data protection implications of temperature checks as a Covid-19 precaution? This article investigates, with reference to a current investigation by the Hesse Data Protection...
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
On 28 May 2020 the Federal High Court (Bundesgerichtshof ("BGH") handed down its judgment in the Planet49 case after a long legal dispute.
Mayer Brown
In this blog post, we look at the recent criticism of Zoom, the video conferencing application that has grown extremely popular during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.
lus Laboris
Electronic time recording is becoming increasingly important against the background of the European Court of Justice's 2019 decision requiring employers to introduce an objective, reliable and accessible system...
Arnold & Porter
Mr. Dumont discusses both the reasons for the rise and the implications it will have on small and medium-sized companies.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The German Data Protection Authorities (German DPAs) released a "Report on the Experience Gained in the Implementation of the GDPR", which was adopted at their conference on November 6, 2019
SKW Schwarz
On 19 December 2019 the Advocate General with the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") Mr. Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe published
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