Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 1 June 2015

    June 2015

    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 EU, the UK and Germany.

    EU

    • EU is Considering Three-tiered System of Data Protection Fines

    UK

    • The Draft Communications Bill is "Snooping" its Way Back Onto the Political Agenda
    • The Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament Promises New Data Legislation
    • The UK's Information Commissioner Suggests that a Flood of Major Fines with Not Follow EU Data Protection Reforms

    Germany

    • Germany to Strengthen Data Retention Laws