The Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) has published the study Access to Electronic Data by Third-Country Law Enforcement Authorities: Challenges to EU Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights, with a contribution by LSTS researcher Gloria González Fuster. Download it here (pdf).
On 20 July 2015 the PHAEDRA II project consortium published its first deliverable: Authorities’ views on the impact of the data protection framework reform on their co-operation in the EU, authored by David Barnard-Wills and David Wright (Trilateral Research & Consulting LLP).
This report provides the findings from a series of interviews with senior representatives of EU data protection authorities (DPAs) in April-May 2015. Topics covered in the interviews include the main developments of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including the consistency mechanisms, one-stop shop, European Data Protection Board (EDPB), and their impact on cooperation between EU DPAs; challenges to co-operation and co-ordination between EU DPAs; cooperation and coordination regarding enforcement and the perspectives of the DPAs on the activities envisaged within the PHAEDRA II project – a repository of key DPA decisions, investigating the feasibility of a common approach to complaint handling, mapping enforcement powers and technology watch activities.
The Centre for Direct Democracy Studies (CDDS), University of Białystok, Poland (UwB), together with the Research Group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium (VUB) and the Centre for Commercial Law (CCL), Bond University, Australia, are pleased to announce a call for papers for the upcoming fourth volume in the European Integration and Democracy series, devoted to transatlantic data privacy relationships as a challenge for democracy. Deadline for extended abstracts is 30 October 2015. Download the full call for papers here (pdf).