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The latest round up of legal and regulatory developments and other news on cybersecurity from the Datonomy blogging team at Olswang LLP.  EU policy and regulatory developments
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): The second trilogue negotiation is, according to this previously released (unofficial) timetable for completion, scheduled for today, 14 July.  The second meeting will focus on the issues of territorial scope (Article 3) and international transfers (Chapter V).  This 682 page document dated 8 July, but not yet uploaded to the Council’s website, has been leaked by Statewatch.  It is a line-by-line table comparing the Commission, EP and Council’s respective negotiating positions on the whole Regulation.  Regarding the issues of data security, data breach notifications and processor obligations contained in Chapter IV of the draft, according to the above unofficial timetable, these are due to be negotiated in September.  Although there are some differences of detail between the institutions’ … Continue Reading ››
The latest round up of legal and regulatory developments and other news on cybersecurity from the Datonomy blogging team at Olswang LLP. EU policy and regulatory developments
  • Network Information Security Directive (NISD): The indications are that further trilogue negotiations to agree the Directive are due to take place, today 29 June. “Rapid” adoption of the NISD, and adoption of the GDPR by the end of the year, were among the conclusions adopted by Member States at the EU Council meeting on 25 and 26 June. A debrief from the trilogue is on the agenda for a meeting of the Council’s permanent representatives in Brussels tomorrow. The Council’s telecoms working party is due to meet on 2 July and according to this agenda there will be a debrief on the latest trilogue negotiations. Over the past week, further preparatory documents related to the trilogue - dated 23 and 26 June … Continue Reading ››
The latest round up of legal and regulatory developments and other news on cybersecurity from the Datonomy blogging team at Olswang LLP. EU policy and regulatory developments 
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): As Datonomy readers will by now be well aware, on 15 June the GDPR reached another key milestone with the EU Council (i.e. Member States) adopting their “general approach” to negotiating the whole proposal with the Parliament and the Commission. This means that all three EU institutions have declared their negotiating stance on the wide ranging proposal and that three way negotiations can now begin.  The first such trilogue is scheduled for 24 June, with a six month provisional timetable recently outlined by a group of MEPs here, aimed at adoption of the proposal by the end of 2015.  Given the complexity of the proposal and the fact that it has already taken three and a half years to … Continue Reading ››
The latest round up of legal and regulatory developments and other news on cybersecurity from the Datonomy blogging team at Olswang LLP. UK policy and regulatory developments
  • On 11 June the much-anticipated Report of the Investigatory Powers Review (or Anderson Report) was published, making recommendations for overhaul of the UK’s regimes for communications data retention and communications interception. It will inform the government’s promised Investigatory Powers Bill which is due to be published in the autumn for pre-legislative scrutiny. The news has been widely covered by the BBC, the Guardian and there is tech industry reaction on the website of Tech UK.
EU policy and regulatory developments
  • Network Information Security Directive (NISD): Inter-insitutional agreement on the draft Directive before the end of June – when the rotating Council Presidency will change hands from Latvia to Luxembourg – is looking less likely. The Telecoms Council met on 12 June to discuss … Continue Reading ››