Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 30 March 2015

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    The Squire Patton Boggs Data Protection & Cyber Security team is pleased to share with you a weekly alert on data privacy issues. This week’s alert covers news from the European Union, France, UK and the US.


    • Delegation from Civil Liberties Committee Discuss Data Protection Issues During Visit to Washington


    • CNIL Facilitates International Transfers of Data for Companies Who Have Adopted BCRs

    United Kingdom

    • Court of Appeal Rules That There Is No Requirement for Pecuniary Loss to Claim for Damages Under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA)
    • High Court Rules on Subject Access Request Made by an Individual Outside the UK 
    • Government Releases Report on Cyber Security Insurance
    • ICO Recommends More Transparency on Government Outsourcing
    • Smart Metering Implementation Programme: Consultation on the Timing of the Review of the Data Access and Privacy Framework
    • Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) Manifesto 2015
    • Supreme Court Rules Letters by Prince Charles to be Disclosed
    • ICO issues Enforcement Notice to ‘Lead Generation Firm’  


    • Federal Trade Commission Revises Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) FAQs
    • FTC Announces the Formation of New Technology Research and Investigation Office