31 Jan 2017

data it law January 2017: the Right to Explanation & ePrivacy Regulation Draft

The overview of interesting Data & IT Law articles and news in January 2017!   Is there a Right to Explanation of Automated Decision-Making in GDPR? The authors Sandra Wacter, Brent Mittelstadt and Luciano Floridi published an
31 Dec 2016

data it law December 2016: data retention in the EU & blockchain for real estate contracts

The overview of interesting Data & IT Law articles and news in December 2016!   EU companies cannot be forced to retain data The Court of Justice of the EU issued an important case Tele2 Sverige AB v.
30 Nov 2016

data it law November 2016: out-of-print books and responsibility for user-generated content

The overview of interesting Data & IT Law articles and news in November 2016!   Out-of-print books in EU – the ECJ decision The Court of Justice of the European Union had issued a decision in Soulier and
14 Nov 2016

Data Protection and Mergers & Acquisitions: Legal issues

The due diligence period of any merger and acquisition includes an analysis of risks of a potential merger or acquisition for both parties. The analysis focuses on legal, business and other issues that the acquiring party would have
31 Oct 2016

data it law October 2016: merger review and data protection, dynamic IP address as personal data

The overview of interesting Data & IT Law articles and news in October 2016!   Merger review and data protection – time for a more forward-looking approach? The article at the KU Leuven blog deals with the current regime
30 Sep 2016

data it law September 2016: applicable data protection law, lawfulness of old consents

The overview of interesting Data & IT Law articles and news in September 2016!   The new case law about applicable data protection law in the EU The Centre for IT & IP at KU Leuven law
18 Sep 2016

5 Basic Legal Issues of Agile software development

It would be ridiculous to start an article about agile software development with an obvious statement, such as: Agile software development is becoming very popular in a technological world. However, it is not ridiculous to say, that
31 Aug 2016

data it law August 2016: Lawfulness of Using User-Generated Content

The overview of interesting Data & IT Law articles and news in August 2016!   What is an impact of General Data Protection Regulation on ePrivacy Directive? DLA Piper published a study on the impact of EU General
31 Jul 2016

data it law July 2016: Artificial Intelligence and GDPR or the Legal Battle between Microsoft and U.S. Goverment

The overview of interesting Data & IT Law articles and news in July 2016!   Microsoft wins a case against U.S. Government on email privacy United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit had ruled in favor
14 Jul 2016

Brexit Data Protection Issues for United Kingdom

The result of the British referendum and the decision to leave EU was probably the most discussed issue this month. Many authors tried to determine, what would be the impact of Brexit. The article gives an overview