Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection and Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from France and the UK.


  • Digital Republic Bill Brings Material Changes to the Framework Regulating the French Telecommunications Industry
  • CNIL Publishes Guidelines on Password Protection


  • ICO Warns Against Taking Clients’ Personal Information to a New Company
  • High Court Rules on Legal Professional Privilege Exemption to Subject Access Request
  • A Claim Under the Data Protection Act May Be Brought Alongside a Defamation Claim
  • Minister for Digital and Culture Clarifies the UK’s Approach to the GDPR

For more information on any of these items, or data privacy issues generally, please feel free to call any of the following individuals:

Stephanie Faber (France)

Francesca Fellowes (Leeds)