February Data Wrap: A snapshot of key regulatory developments

As envisaged in our predictions for 2024, close regulatory scrutiny of adtech looks unlikely to wane in 2024. 2023 saw multiple CJEU rulings resulting in Meta relying on three different lawful bases in quick succession when processing its users’ personal data for targeted advertising purposes. The year ended with Meta relying on consent and proposing … Read more

INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY DAY: OUR PREDICTIONS FOR 2024

Happy (belated) International Data Privacy Day for Sunday! And what better reason than that to explore what 2024 is likely to have in store for data and privacy? We are just over one year on from the European Commission kick starting the process to adopt an adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework. Two … Read more

Oct / Nov / Dec Data Wrap: A snapshot of key regulatory developments

In a last-minute addition to this Data Wrap, after nearly three years of discussions and negotiation, political agreement has finally been reached in relation to the EU’s AI Act – the first major comprehensive regulation specifically in relation to artificial intelligence.  While the text is not yet available, the key elements of the agreement are … Read more

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY DAY: OUR PREDICTIONS FOR 2023

Happy International Data Privacy Day for Saturday! And what better reason than that to explore what 2023 is likely to have in store for data and privacy? We are just over one year on from the UK government hinting that it might think outside the box in terms of data protection regulation. Two years on … Read more

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DATA PRIVACY DAY: OUR PREDICTIONS FOR 2022

Happy International Data Privacy Day! And what better day than today, to explore what 2022 is likely to have in store for data and privacy? One year on from the introduction of the UK GDPR in a post-Brexit Britain. Two years on from the start of a global pandemic which forced a discussion around the … Read more

New Telecommunications Telemedia Data Protection Act (TTDSG) comes into effect on 1 December 2021

More legal clarity On 1 December 2021, a new law regulating data protection and privacy in telecommunications and telemedia will come into effect: the German Telecommunications Telemedia Data Protection Act (TTDSG). The TTDSG contains new provisions on digital legacy, privacy protection for terminal equipment and consent management. It intends to create more legal certainty and … Read more