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


  • Ministries Open Discussion on Scoring Reforms
  • Voßhoff Comments on ECJ Judgment Regarding Domestic Purpose Exemptions
  • Privacy Commissioners Concerned Over Fitness Apps for Health Insurances
  • Government Adopts Draft Law on IT Security and Presents Respective Report

Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong Privacy Commission Publishes Guidance on Cross-border Data Transfers

United Kingdom

  • The Upper Tribunal Dismisses Appeal by Goldsmith International Business School Limited in Relation to a First Tier Tribunal

United States

  • Settlement Reached With Hospital Over Allegations of Data Security Breach

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 (Berlin)