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11.06.2019
On 29 May 2019, the EU Commission published the guidelines for Regulation 2018/1807/EU. The aim of this regulation is to prevent national data localisation requirements and to create a single European data market as a supplement to the GDPR.
21.05.2019
In cooperation with Noerr LLP, the legal department of the VDMA developed a comprehensive guide on data sovereignty in the field of mechanical engineering industry, which provides member companies with valuable information on contractual possibilities of data allocations.
06.05.2019
DSK on the legal situation in the event of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union.
19.02.2019
Time and again, companies within the machinery industry are faced with the question of how to deal with the protection of their IT systems: Whether in the company itself or in relation to products sold to the customer, the question in each case is what level of protection must be guaranteed.
19.02.2019
The extensive, free scripts on Internet Law and IT Law by Professor Hoeren (University of Münster) have been published in a new edition and are available for download.
19.02.2019
The German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI) has pointed out that in the case of a hard Brexit, Great Britain becomes a third country under data protection law and has compiled some information on this subject.
19.02.2019
At the end of 2018, the Austrian data protection authority had to decide whether a deletion request based on Art. 17 had been sufficiently implemented by the responsible party if the latter had not carried out a deletion in the narrower sense but had made parts of the personal data unrecognisable by anonymising them.
24.01.2019
The GDPR, in force since 25 May 2018 presented the VDMA members, among others, with some far-reaching challenges: processes had to be reviewed and, if necessary, adapted to the new data protection regulations; data protection had to be placed on a more professional level in many cases.
24.01.2019
For VDMA members, the question often arises as to whether and to what extent the GDPR applies, particularly in the case of subsidiaries in countries outside the EU.
10.10.2018
The regulations of the Basic Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) to be observed since 25.05.2018 have caused the members of the VDMA some effort in the implementation of the requirements.
23.04.2018
The Regulation “concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications”, also known as the E-Privacy Regulation, is currently being discussed at European level.
RA Daniel van Geerenstein, LL.M.
RA Daniel van Geerenstein, LL.M.
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