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WP29 Presidency 2014 – 2018: Track Record 

Over the 4 years, the Working Party was involved in key events and actions such as the CJEU’s Google Spain ruling and operationalizing the right to be forgotten, the invalidation of the Safe Harbor and the adoption of the Privacy Shield, construction to adoption and implementation of the GDPR, key enforcement operations.

Source: WP29 Presidency 2014 – 2018: Track Record | CNIL

Challenges ahead for the European Data Protection Board

The retiring Chair of the EU Article 29 Data Protection Working Party, Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, who is the President of France’s CNIL (data protection commission), said that some national DPAs have expressed concern over the slow progress with GDPR adaptation laws.

Source: Challenges ahead for the European Data Protection Board – Privacy Laws & Business

European Commission and Article 29 Working Party Urge Respect for International Law in Data Cases

Territoriality will continue to be one of the most vexing problems for data regulation in 2018. One aspect of this debate relates to whether a U.S. judge can compel the disclosure of personal data located in Europe without using international treaty mechanisms.

Source: European Commission and Article 29 Working Party Urge Respect for International Law in Data Cases

Andrea Jelinek elected new WP29 chair

The Article 29 Working Party has elected Andrea Jelinek, head of Austria’s data protection authority, as its new chairwoman. Jelinek will replace the CNIL’s Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin as head of Europe’s collective group of data protection authorities, following her four years as chairwoman. The news was announced Wednesday during a WP29 press conference lead by Falque-Pierrotin, together with Jelinek. “We had an election this morning,” Falque-Pierrotin said, “and our Austrian colleague has been elected.

Source: Andrea Jelinek elected new WP29 chair

Are GDPR Guidelines Becoming Too Complex?

Last December the European Union’s Article 29 Data Protection Working Party issued draft guidance relating to two key aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) addressing Consent and Transparency, both essential to the effective operation of the GDPR. The Working Party invited comments, and the Information Accountability Foundation (IAF) responded to both the Consent and Transparency drafts. In short, the IAF believes there are some significant challenges related to the Draft Guidance that may have the unintended impact of limiting the beneficial uses of data and potentially limiting the longer-term goals of providing data protection against the full rights and interests of individuals as the beneficial uses of data grow.

Source: IAF Blog

GDPR: watchdogs give businesses ‘one off’ to continue data processing by moving away from invalid consents

Businesses that find that the consent they currently have to collect and use personal data is invalid under new EU data protection laws have a “one off” chance to continue with that processing if another legal basis for the processing applies, an EU privacy watchdog has said.

Source: GDPR: watchdogs give businesses ‘one off’ to continue data processing by moving away from invalid consents

Transparency and the GDPR: Practical guidance and interpretive assistance from the Article 29 Working Party

The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party has released its proposed guidelines on transparency , which are open to public comment until Jan. 23, 2018. The guidelines provide €œpractical guidance and interpretive assistance regarding transparency obligations under the GDPR and set out €œgeneral principles€ on the rights of data subjects.

Source: Transparency and the GDPR: Practical guidance and interpretive assistance from the Article 29 Working Party

What’s in the WP29 update on transfers to third countries?

The Article 29 Working Party has released an update to Chapter 1 of its working document on transfers of personal data to third countries. The new document is designed to bring the Working Party’s guidance to the European Commission on “the adequate level of data protection” up-to-date in light of the General Data Protection Regulation and recent case law from the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Source: What’s in the WP29 update on transfers to third countries?

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