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Top 5 takeaways on how to get ready for the European Privacy Regulation

May 25, 2017 - 6:51 am in data protection, privacy

How to get ready for the GDPR right now? This was the topic of the seminar arranged to celebrate the one year deadline from the effective date of the EU Privacy Regulation.  As previously mentioned on this blog, my law firm arranged a privacy breakfast in…

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BREAKING NEWS: European Privacy Regulation Guidelines from the Italian Data Protection Authority

May 2, 2017 - 5:00 am in data protection, privacy

The European privacy regulation (GDPR) can now rely on detailed guidelines from Italian data protection authority on how to comply with it.  After the…

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The Dutch DPA issues its plan to comply with the EU Privacy Regulation

April 29, 2017 - 11:08 pm in data protection, privacy

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, “AP”) published a step-by-step plan for organisations to prepare for the upcoming…

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The draft ePrivacy Regulation gets a “grey” approval from privacy authorities

April 12, 2017 - 6:53 am in data protection, privacy

The draft ePrivacy Regulation obtained an opinion from the Article 29 Working Party which emphasises a number of positive aspects, but also some privacy related matters of concern. I already discussed in the past about the draft ePrivacy Regulation that should…

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Top 10+ EU Privacy Regulation issues – #12 Privacy by design, how to do it?

March 30, 2017 - 7:04 am in data protection, privacy

Privacy by design is one of the pillars of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, but how shall be done in practice to fully comply with it? The title of one of my previous blog posts was "The Internet of Things needs privacy by design". At that time,…

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The French Privacy Authority publishes a 6-step methodology for GDPR compliance

March 22, 2017 - 10:48 am in data protection, privacy

The French data protection authority (CNIL) issued a 6-step methodology for companies that want to prepare for the changes that will apply under the EU the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). This is a very interesting contribution from my colleagues Carol…

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BREAKING NEWS: € 11 million privacy fine in Italy!

March 14, 2017 - 7:09 am in data protection, privacy

A € 11 million privacy fine was issued by the Italian data protection authority against 5 companies involved in the money transfer business.  The "track record" of the Italian data protection authority In 2014 Google had been sanctioned with a € 1 million…

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How privacy compliance turns into a competitive advantage

February 22, 2017 - 11:37 pm in data protection, privacy

Privacy compliance is usually seen as a problem for a business, but it might become the key for the success against its competitors. My law firm and the Italian association of general counsels, AIGI, ran an event of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and…

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Top 10+ EU Privacy Regulation issues – #11 Are you able to handle a data breach?

February 15, 2017 - 10:38 am in data protection, privacy

A detailed data mapping activity and internal cyber risk procedures are necessary to handle a potential data breach at the time of the EU Privacy Regulation. I already discussed in a previous blog post of the relevance of cyber risk nowadays. According to…

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DLA Piper and AIGI event on the General Data Protection Regulation

January 25, 2017 - 7:53 pm in data protection, Sin categoría

DLA Piper and AIGI will run an event on how the General Data Protection Regulation will impact the business of companeis on 16 February 2017. The new European privacy regulation (GDPR) will require a radical change in the approach to data protection compliance,…