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Privacy and Data Protection: Recent ECtHR & CJEU Case Law

Online Conference
09 December 2020 - 09:15-12:00 CET

10 December 2020 - 09:15-12:30 CET

11 December 2020 - 09:15-11:30 CET

Online, 9 December 2020 – 11 December 2020
(simultaneous interpretation)
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The online seminar will provide legal practitioners with an update on the case law developed by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) with relevance for privacy and data protection law. It will focus primarily on developments since 2019.

Key topics

  • The concepts of privacy and personal data protection
  • Balancing personal data protection with the freedom of expression and the right to information
  • Legal details of consent and their practical implications
  • Fair balance between copyright and data protection
  • DNA collection for the purposes of law enforcement and the right to data protection
  • Invalidation of Privacy Shield and the use of standard contractual clauses for international data transfers
  • Confidentiality of electronic communications, obligations relating to the retention of traffic and location data

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice, judges, European and national civil servants and other legal practitioners dealing with privacy and data protection law

Interactive online conference

The online conference will be hosted on the Zoom videoconferencing platform. The highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate actively in the best-quality videoconferencing environment available. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training experience.
Fees in €:
EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups
Discount Voucher Code
by 10 November 2020
after 10 November 2020
More details about the fees and discounts

Early registration discounts
10% by 09.11.2020

Discounts available
25 % - For young lawyers up to 30 years of age (important: the participant must provide a copy or details of his or her passport or identity card on registration); Full-time staff of universities or comparable academic institutions; Staff of charitable organisations or comparable institutions

25 % - Discount Voucher Code
If you have a discount voucher code, please click on the option above and enter the code in the voucher code field when you register.

40% - For Staff of European Union institutions and agencies; Staff of ERA’s patrons: all EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden), United Kingdom, the German states, Scotland and the City of Trier.

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Please note that if you wish to pay by invoice, it is required to do so at the latest two days prior to the online event. A payment via credit card can be made at any time.


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