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European Parliament Committee Releases Proposed Amendments to Data Protection Regulation

Jan Albrecht, the rapporteur for the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, released a draft report last month with key proposals to amend the European Commission’s proposed Regulation on data protection. The report includes a total of 350 amendments to the original proposal.  Highlights of the 215-page report include the following:

Posted in International/EU Privacy, News & Events

EU Data Protection Supervisor’s Interview at Hogan Lovells London

European Data Protection Supervisor Peter Hustinx traveled in frigid, snowy conditions from Brussels to London on 2 December for an interview presentation at the London Offices of Hogan Lovells attended by lawyers from the Hogan Lovells global Privacy and Information Management Practice as well as clients and friends of the firm. Mr. Hustinx made significant observations on when the EU privacy framework was likely to be reshaped and whether (and when) the United States might receive an “adequate protection” recognition from the EU. (NOTE: THE LINK SHOULD NOW BE CORRECT)