The Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team is pleased to share with you a weekly alert on data privacy issues. This week’s alert covers news from the UK, Germany and Russia.


  • Credit Referencing Industry has a “Good Understanding” of Data Protection
  • ICO Call for Efficient Data Protection Procedures on Change of Name or Gender
  • Annual Report Published by Scottish Information Commissioner
  • New Guidance on Bring Your Own Device
  • Council’s Decision to Refuse to Confirm or Deny under FOIA Upheld
  • Ofcom Reviews its Policy on Silent and Abandoned Calls


  • New Draft Law on IT Security Raises Privacy Concerns


  • Effective Date for Russian Data Storage Law Remains Unchanged

For more information on any of these items, please feel free to call:

Annette Demmel (Berlin)