Vonne Laan will moderate an IAPP KnowledgeNet virtual event on 21 April 2022, which will focus on the opportunities and challenges that come with class actions and the GDPR from a Dutch litigation perspective.
Eliëtte Vaal will give a joint master class on international data transfers during the first annual IAPP Data Protection Intensive Netherlands in The Hague on 8 June. This event will feature parallel sessions in English and Dutch.
Eliëtte Vaal has been invited to speak at Emerce Digital Marketing Live!, an event for digital marketing and online media professionals in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam on 2 June. Eliëtte will host a panel on the post-cookie era of online marketing.
Eliëtte Vaal has been invited to speak during the seminar "Artificial Intelligence in Practice", organized by ITenRecht.nl in joint collaboration with DCSP Magazine, which will be held on 19 April 2022 (Dutch only).
The 10th annual edition of the IAPP Europe Data Protection Conference in Brussels featured a session with Eliëtte Vaal and Vonne Laan of The Data Lawyers, on the One-Stop-Shop Mechanism (OSS) under the GDPR. The application of the OSS in practice has been met with some resistance and its scope seems unclear. This session aimed to bring more conceptual clarity and practical guidance.
Data&Privacyweb celebrated the launch of their online bookshop by giving away free copies of the Boom Basics Privacy Law, authored by Vonne Laan of The Data Lawyers. The bookshop dedicates itself to offering the most exhaustive book collection available on privacy and IT to its customers.
The privacy rules on transfers of personal data have become stricter after the Schrems II ruling and the subsequent Recommendations by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). Implementing these stricter rules in practice has turned out to be a complicated process for many organisations. However, as Kimberly Friesen explains in a recent blog for Data & Privacyweb, it seems unwise to not take any action. Several European supervisory authorities have already imposed fines for breaching these rules. (Dutch only)
Vonne Laan and Joep Bakker have written a Capita Selecta on privacy law for Maandblad voor Vermogensrecht (Dutch only). In the article they show how intertwined privacy requirements have become with daily legal practice.