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UK Government Challenges Expected Benefits of Draft European Data Protection Regulation

This post was contributed by Mac Macmillan, an attorney in Hogan Lovells’ London office On November 22, 2012, the UK government published its Impact Assessment of the draft European data protection regulation. ¬†When the draft regulation was first published, the European Commission estimated that harmonizing the European data protection regime would bring a net administrative […]

Posted in International/EU Privacy

Hogan Lovells Submits Comments on Proposed EU Regulation to UK Ministry of Justice

The United Kingdom Ministry of Justice is engaged in a consultation on the impact of the proposal of the European Commission for a Data Protection Regulation to replace the EU Directive and implementing legislation, and solicited submissions by 6 March. On 29 February 2012, Hogan Lovells held a session in London for clients where we sought and obtained views on the impact of the proposals made by the European Commission for a new Data Protection Regulation. Yesterday, the firm made a submission to the Ministry of Justice on the proposed Regulation. This document contains a distillation of our own observations and comments made to us by clients.

Posted in International/EU Privacy

London Privacy Workshop Seeks Input for UK Consultation

Hogan Lovells partners Quentin Archer, Roger Tym and Winston Maxwell hosted a London workshop on February 29, 2012 aimed at collecting comments for the UK Ministry of Justice’s public consultation on the proposed EU privacy Regulation. Workshop participants commented on the right to be forgotten, data portability, the accountability principle, data breach notifications, proposed requirements for consent, fining powers, and the “one-stop-shop” principle.