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


  • Office of the Australian Information Commissioner Releases Guide to Privacy Regulatory Action


  • Article 29 Working Party Opinion on the Draft Data Protection Regulation
  • Draft EU Rules Approved Concerning the Passenger Name Record Data of People Flying to or From the EU


  • Russian Parliament Approves “Right to be Forgotten” in Search Engines


  • Internet of Things Launches a £10 million Competition for UK Cities
  • Independent Surveillance Review Publishes “A Democratic Licence to Operate”
  • MPs Win Surveillance Powers Legal Challenge


  • The Federal Trade Commission Releases “Start with Security: A Guide for Business”

Squire Patton Boggs News

  • Opinion Piece by Andreas Fillmann: The Digital Single Market: Privacy and Security to be Observed
  • Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Conference – Data in a Global Marketplace – Minimising Risks, Maximising Opportunities

For more information on any of these items, or data privacy issues generally, please feel free to call Andreas Fillmann.