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EDPL 1/2020 - 4th EDPL Young Scholar Award: Best 5 Articles

Considering the relationship between data protection law and the COVID-19 outbreak, responses by Member States' Data Protection Authorities are of key interest. With this in mind, we would like to point the interested reader to the overview of the DPA responses put together for the EDPL: COVID-19 Special


Issue 1/2020 of the European Data Protection Law Review (EDPL) is now available! Leading scholars from the US and EU - James Rule and Janneke Gerards – have penned opinions on the notion of balancing. EDPL 1/2020 features the top five articles from the recently concluded European-wide competition for the most outstanding research by young data protection scholars. Among the topics of the top ranked articles: public-private partnerships and public data in law enforcement, the legal safeguards for law enforcement’s encryption circumvention, data protection in mobile wallets, the shortcomings of the PNR Directive in light of CJEU's Opinion 1/15, and regulating the dynamic concept of non-personal data in the EU.

Read about the latest developments from the Member States and beyond in our practical reports section:

  • EU: EDPB Opinion 8/2019 on Supervisory Authority Competence in Establishment Changes and Guidelines on Data Processing Through Video Devices
  • GDPR Implementation Series: Greece, Latvia, Slovenia
  • Austria: Constitutional Court Rules on Number Plate Recognition and ‘Trojan Horse’ Software
  • Practitioner’s Corner: Data Controllership and Merits of Generic DPIA by Hardware and Tech Suppliers

Find three case annotations on judgements by the CJEU and the ECtHR:

  • C-673/17 Planet49
  • C-136/17 GC and Others v CNIL and C‑507/17 Google Inc v CNIL
  • López Ribalda and Others App nos 1874/13 and 8567/13

Also in this issue, reviews of the books European Data Protection Regulation, Journalism, and Traditional Publishers and Good Data.


View all content of EDPL 1/2020: HERE.

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We cordially invites young researchers to submit articles based on their thesis.
Please use our Call for Papers:  Young Scholars Award 2020