Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from the UK, France and Germany.

UK

  • Investigatory Powers Act Given Royal Assent
  • Information Commissioner’s Offce (ICO) Issues More Fines to Companies Sending Spam Texts

France

  • Class Action for Data Protection Newly Introduced in France

Germany

  • Statement of Länder Data Protection Authorities on Representation in the European Data Protection Board
  • Voßhoff Criticises Unlawful Storage of Personal Data in Drug Files
  • Voßhoff Reports on 38th International Data Protection Conference in Marrakech

For more information on any of these items, or data privacy issues generally, please feel free to call any of the following individuals:

Annette Demmel (Germany)

Caroline Egan (Birmingham)

Francesca Fellowes (Leeds)

Stephanie Faber (Paris)