Where Next for EU’s Draft Data Protection Regulation?

Where Next for EU’s Draft Data Protection Regulation?

The EU’s Work on Data Protection Reform continues following the vote of the EU Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on 21 October 2013 to adopt compromise amendments. The 104 compromise amendments represent a consolidation of proposals submitted by various European Parliament  committees. Following up on our initial report, Hogan Lovells has prepared a detailed analysis of the compromise amendments approved by the LIBE committee. 

Where Do We Stand On the Territorial Scope of EU Data Protection Law Following the Recent European Parliament Vote?

By | Privacy Law Blog | November 13, 2013

The determination of the territorial scope of the current EU Directive n° 95/46 is still under dispute both before national Courts and the European Court of Justice (ECJ). This issue may soon become moot with the adoption of future data protection regulation, which may modify and expand the territorial scope of EU data privacy law, especially following the results of the recent vote of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.