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Live Blogging from the 34th Annual Conference of DPAs and Privacy Commissioners: Prepared Remarks of Hogan Lovells’ Christopher Wolf at Opening Plenary Session

This blog entry contains the prepared remarks of Hogan Lovells Privacy and Information Management practice director Christopher Wolf on “Privacy and Technology in Balance” to be delivered at the opening plenary session of the 34th Annual Conference of Data Protection Authorities and Privacy Commissioners in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

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.

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Full Text of Administration Privacy Proposal Released; DAA Makes Browser Do Not Track Announcement

This blog entry contains a link to the full text of the Administration’s privacy proposal to be more fully unveiled later today at a White House event to which Hogan Lovells has been invited. Also here is news of the Digital Advertising Alliance announcement of a major Do Not Track initiative under which advertising networks will respect browser-based Do Not Track instructions.

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The Future of Privacy Forum Announces “Privacy Papers for Policy Makers”

On Wednesday, September 15th the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) announced the papers that were selected as “privacy papers for policy makers” at an event held at George Washington Law School. FPF is the privacy think tank founded and co-chaired by Hogan Lovells’ Chris Wolf. These works were deemed by the FPF to be the recent scholarship […]

Posted in International/EU Privacy

Second Revision of People’s Republic of China Consumer Rights and Benefits Protection Law Includes Data Privacy Rules

This post was provided by Julia Peng of Hogan Lovells’ Beijing office. On 19 October 2010, the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”) State Administration of Industry and Commerce ("SAIC") issued the Second Revision of the PRC Consumer Protection Law (Draft for Comments) (the "Draft Consumer Law"). A significant addition to the Draft Consumer Law is […]