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:


  • Brexit Continues to Cast Shadows Over UK Future
  • ICO Fines Two Companies a Total of £100,000
  • Information Rights Tribunal Reasserts Importance of Communicating Breaches to the ICO


  • Bavarian Data Protection Authority Releases App Inspection Catalogue
  • Federal Ministry of the Interior Considers Extending Data Retention to Messenger Services
  • Voßhoff Criticizes Ministers of the Interior for Plans to Extend Data Retention
  • Berlin Data Protection Commissioner Criticizes State Use of “Silent SMS“


  • State AGs Weigh in on FCC’s Proposed Rule

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)

Francesca Fellowes (Leeds)