The latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team is now available.  This week’s alert covers news from Austria, Belgium, China, EU, Germany and the UK.


  • Austrian Court Rejects Facebook Privacy Case


  • Belgian Constitutional Court Dismisses Data Retention


  • China Adopts New Law on National Security


  • Article 29 Data Protection Working Party publishes Opinion on Utilisation of Drones
  • Member States Must Publish Lists of Beneficiaries of Agricultural Payments


  • German Draft Law on Data Retention
  • Hessian Privacy Commissioner Calls for Stricter Legislation on Data Fencing
  • Federal States Testing Police Body Cameras


  • Information Commissioner’s Office Publishes Annual Report for 2015
  • 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 any of the following individuals:

Annette Demmel (Germany)