Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 9 May 2016

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    The Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team is pleased to share with you a weekly alert on data privacy issues. This week’s alert covers news from the EU, Germany and the UK.

    EU

    • Publication of the New EU General Data Protection Regulation
    • EU Passenger Name Record Directive Adopted by the Council
    • Amendments to the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations

    Germany

    • Higher Regional Court of Cologne: Internet Contact Forms Require Privacy Statement
    • Bundesrat Debates Right of Action for Data Protection Authorities for Implementing the Safe Harbor Decision

    UK

    • Elizabeth Denham Appointed as the New Information Commissioner