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1 July 2019

FEDMA welcomes a new Board Member – SNCD

27 June 2019

EU ethical guidelines for trustworthy AI and the EU AI strategy

13 June 2019

Post-electoral period: what is the European Commission doing?

30 May 2019

ePrivacy: progress report from the Romanian Presidency

16 May 2019

ePRivacy: Progress report for the Council of Ministers

Despite its initial plan to achieve a general approach of the Council on the ePrivacy File, the Romanian presidency will be presenting a progress report at […]
2 May 2019

Digital Single Market: state of play

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 […]
18 April 2019

New Deal for Consumers: progress on the modernisation of EU consumer law

On 21 March, the Romanian Presidency announced that a provisional agreement, confirmed the following week by Member States’ ambassadors in COREPER, had been reached in trilogue on the […]
4 April 2019

GDPR implementation and EDPB guidelines

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 […]
21 March 2019

ePrivacy: Romanian Presidency moving forward

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 […]
7 March 2019

Major steps forward in consumer law

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 […]
21 February 2019

FEDMA voices its concerns about e-Privacy draft regulation

FEDMA gave an interview to Privacy Laws & Business regarding the e-Privacy draft regulation. The Romanian presidency of the EU Council, which hopes to reach agreement […]
21 February 2019

Legitimate interest: the debate!

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 […]