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We will provide you with regular updates on all relevant legal developments regarding the Coronavirus disease in Germany. Please find on the link below our eighth edition of our guideline. Our team is ready to navigate you through these challenging times. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our…

We will provide you with regular updates on all relevant legal developments regarding the Coronavirus disease in Germany. Please find on the link below our sixth edition of our guideline. Our team is ready to navigate you through these challenging times. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our…

We will provide you with regular updates on all relevant legal developments regarding the Coronavirus disease in Germany. Please find on the link below our sixth edition of our guideline. Our team is ready to navigate you through these challenging times. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our…

We will provide you with regular updates on all relevant legal developments regarding the Coronavirus disease in Germany. Please find on the link below our fourth edition of our guideline. Our team is ready to navigate you through these challenging times. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our…

On October 1, 2019 the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) decided that a pre-ticked checkbox does not constitute valid consent for cookies – irrespective of whether the information stored in the cookie contains personal data or not. The CJEU further ruled that the information on cookies must…

In light of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation, the German data protection authorities have changed their position on how employees submit whistleblowing reports anonymously. The German data protection authorities have issued guidelines in this regard.

Germany is one step closer to new data protection rules as the German Parliament and the Federal Council have both approved the draft of a new Federal Data Protection Act (Bundestag printing matter 18/11325). The purpose of the draft is to align German data protection law to the European General Data Protection Regulation which will be applicable as of May 25, 2018.