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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Data protection, rights and redress: Still finding the line to toe?

18 April 2016

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Venue: Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

These are interesting times in privacy and data protection. April should see the promised Article 29 Working Party position on the Shield, the CJEU hearing in Case C-698-15 Secretary of State for Home Department v Davis, et al on DRIPA and the Parliament vote on the Investigatory Powers Bill.  

This event will discuss a few current and important data protection issues.


  • Julie Brill, Partner and Co-director of Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice, Hogan Lovells (former Commissioner, US Federal Trade Commission): ‘The View from the US:  Technology and Privacy Enforcement Across the Atlantic'.
  • Orla Lynskey, Assistant Professor in Law, London School of Economics, 'The Entrenchment of the EU Charter Right to Data Protection: Problems and Perspectives'


How to Book

This is a free event, but prior registration is required via Eventbrite.


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