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 the EU, France, Germany and the UK.


  • European Data Protection Supervisor Issues Opinion on Proposals to Enhance Consumer Protection in the Digital Sphere


  • The CNIL Publishes a Six-step Methodology to Prepare for the GDPR


  • Berlin Data Protection Commissioner Provides Information About Working Paper on Biometrics in Online Authentication
  • Schleswig-Holstein Data Protection Commissioner Warns Against Deteriorations in the Protection of Data Under the Draft Law on the New Data Protection Act
  • Federal Data Protection Commissioner: Automated Driving shall not Introduce Electronic Tachographs Through the Backdoor
  • Bavarian Data Protection Authority: Patient Files may not be Stored in Unlocked Filing Cabinets in a Publicly Accessible Cellar Corridor


  • House of Lords Committee Releases Report on Driverless Vehicles

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)

Stephanie Faber (France)

Francesca Fellowes (Leeds)