Recent articles published by Gary Brooks

Life after Safe Harbor

Article published in Privacy Laws & Business UK newsletter, November 2015 on the implications for UK businesses of the European Court of Justice decision in Schrems v Facebook, with practical advice on how to legitimise UK to US personal data transfers.

http://www.dataprotected.co.uk/Safe Harbor Article - Gary.pdf

Binding Corporate Rules - Post-approval challenges

Article published in Privacy Laws & Business UK newsletter, February 2010 on the post-BCR approval requirements in many EU countries, together with analysis of the reasons for the relatively poor uptake of  BCR to date by multinationals

http://www.dataprotected.co.uk/BCRconcepts.pdf

Conflict between trans border discovery rules and EU data protection laws

Article published in Privacy Laws & Business UK newsletter, April 2009 on the EU Article 29 Working Pary's Opinion on Pre-trial discovery for cross border civil litigation and the conflict with EU data protection laws. Provides practical tips on how to manage this conflict in practice.

http://www.dataprotected.co.uk/ediscovery.pdf

Subject Access in light of the Ezsias case

Article on the right of subject access and the concept of proportionality applying to searches of data, published in Privacy Laws & Business UK newsletter, April 2008.

http://www.dataprotected.co.uk/subjectaccesseszias.pdf

Personal Data

Article on the practical implications of recent changes in the interpretation of the 'Personal Data' concept at a UK and EU level, published in Privacy Laws & Business UK newsletter, November 2007.

http://www.dataprotected.co.uk/personaldata.pdf