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EU: Recent Developments in Data Protection Law

This article summarizes very important recent developments of Data Protection Law in the European Union, including an outline of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with a brief discussion of some major related problems; a judgment of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (in case Barbulescu), a judgment of the Irish High Court on questions of data export from the EU to third countries (Facebook and Schrems), an order of the General Court (EU-US Privacy Shield) regarding the standing to act of non-profit organisations to bring a suit on behalf of the public and a brief outline of the proposal for a E-Privacy Regulation.