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Data Protection Weekly 29/2022

Data Protection Weekly 29/2022

European Union DMA: Council gives final approval to new rules for fair competition online On 18 July 2022, the Council gave its final approval on new rules for a fair and competitive digital sector through the Digital Markets Act. The DMA will apply six months after it is signed by EU institutions and published in the Official Journal of the European Union. You can read the press release, here....

Data Protection Weekly 28/2022

Data Protection Weekly 28/2022

European Union EDPB releases opinion on EU Member States- Russia Data Transfers The EDPB published on 12 July 2022, an opinion on data transfers between EU members states and Russia. In its opinion, the EDPB reminds that following sanctions related to its invasion of Ukraine, Russia is « no longer a contracting party » to EU legal framework and therefore, data transfers with russian companies...

Data Protection Weekly 26/2022

Data Protection Weekly 26/2022

European Union EPRS publishes a report on opportunities, risks and policy implications of the Metaverse The EPRS published on 24 June 2022, a report dedicated to the opportunities, risks and policy implications of the Metaverse. According to the EPRS, the exact scope and impact of this immersive and constant virtual 3D world on society and the economy remains unknown, the metaverse will open up...

Data Protection Weekly 25/2022

Data Protection Weekly 25/2022

European Union CJEU ruling- Case C-534-20:  German provisions governing the termination of a DPO’s employment are compatible with EU law, but subject to restrictions In its judgment of 22 June 2022 (Case C-534/20), the CJEU ruled on the question whether the GDPR allows the applicability of the German provisions governing the dismissal of a DPO pursuant to the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)....

Data Protection Weeky 24/2022

Data Protection Weeky 24/2022

European Union EDPB adopts guidelines on certification as a tool for transfers The EDPB adopted on 17 June 2022, guidelines on certification as a tool for transfers. By these guidelines, the EDPB intends to provide clarification on the practical use of this transfer tool. They are composed of 4 parts : Purpose, scope and the different actors involved; Implementing guidance on accreditation...

Data Protection Weekly 23/2022

Data Protection Weekly 23/2022

European Union Data Governance Act published in the official journal of the European Union The Data Governance Act was published on 6 June 2022, in the Official Journal of the European Union. You can read the final text, here.  Case C‑154/21 -RW v Österreichische Post AG - Opinion of Advocate General Pitruzzella on the extent of article 15 (1) (c) GDPR According to Advocate General Pitruzella,...