Weekly Data Privacy Alert - 1 August 2016

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    Our 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, France, Germany and the UK.

    EU

    • European Commission Reaches Industry Agreement on Cybersecurity
    • Advocate General Issues Opinion on EU Data Retention
    • Article 29 Working Party and EDPS Release Opinions on the ePrivacy Directive
    • EU Regulators Will Not Challenge Adequacy of Privacy Shield for at Least One Year

    France

    • CNIL Serves Formal Notice on Microsoft to Force Compliance with French Data Protection Law

    Germany

    • Higher Administrative Court of Hamburg: Facebook May Require Real Name of German Users
    • Bavarian Data Protection Authority Releases Paper on Video Surveillance

    UK

    • Elizabeth Denham is the New Information Commissioner