Blog

EU Commission adopts Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles
January 31, 2022
EU Commission adopts Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles
January 2022 was a glorious month for digital rights in Europe. After the EU legislator debated and voted the Digital Services Act setting its negotiation position for the forthcoming trilogue discussions, the EU Commission shined by advancing its Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles for the Digital Decade.
Petruta Pirvan
Privacy harms and the importance of preserving the fundamental rights of individuals
November 30, 2021
Privacy harms and the importance of preserving the fundamental rights of individuals
Among others, one of the main preoccupations of the GDPR is to safeguard the interests and fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subjects. Understanding and being able to recognize what stands behind these concepts is paramount for any data privacy professional involved in the work of advising their companies on the path of compliance with legal requirements.
Petruta Pirvan
U.S. federal privacy laws - status quo and developments
October 29, 2021
U.S. federal privacy laws - status quo and developments
The lack of a federal constitutional right to privacy from private entities facilitates a lax consumer privacy protection landscape which shields private organizations from government actions against their arbitrary use of the data unless a state has its own data privacy law containing a more restrictive privacy regime. Up until the date there are three states which adopted comprehensive privacy regime, respectively, California, Virginia and Colorado.
Petruta Pirvan
EU Third-party beneficiary rights under revised SCCs
July 30, 2021
EU Third-party beneficiary rights under revised SCCs
The newly revised Standard Contractual Clauses ('SCCs') make significant changes to areas such as third-party beneficiary rights, calling into question the relevance of different doctrinal approaches to this area in EU Member States.
Petruta Pirvan