Digital Single Market: state of play

2nd May 2019

Mid April, the Council adopted new rules on copyright, sales contracts for goods and digital content. Member states will now be required to transpose the new Directives into their national law. The European Parliament also […]

GDPR implementation and EDPB guidelines

4th April 2019

European Data Protection Board is updating its Opinion 1/2010 on controllers and processors in the view of producing guidelines. EDPB organised a workshop on the 25th March to which FEDMA participated. The EDPB published their […]

ePrivacy: Romanian Presidency moving forward

21st March 2019

The Romanian Presidency of the Council is moving forward with the ePrivacy file. The Telecommunication working group (TELEWG) of the Council has met on the 12th and 14th of March to discuss the file. Now […]

Major steps forward in consumer law

7th March 2019

Member states’ ambassadors meeting in the Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee agreed today on the Council’s position on a draft directive which amends four existing EU directives protecting consumers’ interests. The draft directive covers a wide […]

Legitimate interest: the debate!

21st February 2019

Personal data processed for direct marketing purposes relies mostly on “consent” (art. 6a) and “legitimate interest” (art. 6f). However, there is strong tendency in the market to suggest that consent is the only valid legal […]

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