FEDMA repports on the latest ICDPPC in Albania

31st October 2019

FEDMA is very pleased to have attended the 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) in Tirana, Albania, where members agreed a framework that aims to strengthen the group’s position as an effective […]

Update on the new European Commission

3rd October 2019

On September 10th, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen unveiled the nominees for the next College of Commissioners. Two weeks later, all designate candidates are being individually questioned by Members of the European Parliament […]

GDPR 2020 report under preparation

5th September 2019

The Dapix (information exchange and data protection) working party of the Council has on their agenda to prepare for the 2020 GDPR report. Indeed, the European Commission published a communication on the “Data protection rules […]

Tribute to Giovanni Buttarelli

22nd August 2019

FEDMA is saddened by the news of the loss of Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor. He was appointed EDPS in 2014 for a term of five years. As EDPS, he actively contributed to […]

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 […]

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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