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, the UK and the US.


  • MEPs Vote to Increase the Protection of Data Collected at EU Borders


  • French Data Protection Authority Launches RFP for a Privacy Impact Assessment Tool
  • French Data Protection Authority Launches Consultation
  • Conseil d’Etat Requests Preliminary Ruling from CJEU on Right to be Forgotten


  • European Commissioners for Freedom of Information Issue Common Resolution in Berlin
  • Berlin Data Protection Commissioner Offers Extra Consulting Hours for Start-Ups
  • Data Protection Authorities Call for Enhanced Privacy in Amending the Identity Card Act


  • ICO Releases Guidance for Consent in the GDPR
  • ICO Fines Credit Broker for Sending More Than Five Million Unlawful Text Messages


  • FCC Stays Implementation of Data Security Requirements for Telecommunications Carriers, Including Internet Service Providers

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)

Philip Zender (San Francisco)