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New AG opinion on the sale of a database containing personal data in the context of enforcement proceedings

On 22 February 2024, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered his opinion in Case C‑693/22. In this case, a company based in Poland (the claimant) had a claim confirmed by a final court decision against another company (NMW), specializing in online sales, whose board member was MW. At the claimant's request, enforcement proceedings were commenc…
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The Romanian DPA sanctions an exchange office for non-compliance with the lawfulness, fairness, and transparency principle and for failure to provide the information requested during an investigation

On 7 February 2024, the Romanian DPA announced a fine of EUR 2,000 imposed on an exchange office for failure to provide all the information and documents requested by the Romanian DPA, in violation of Art. 83 para. (5) letter e) of the GDPR. The Romanian DPA also issued a reprimand for processing personal data without consent or another legal basis, thus violating the provisions of Art. 5 para.…
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Ilfov Tribunal admits the request for suspension of the temporary data processing ban imposed by the Romanian DPA on a political party

On 8 February 2024, the Ilfov Tribunal admitted a political party’s request for suspension of the temporary data processing ban and rejected as unfounded the objection of inadmissibility raised by the Romanian DPA. As a result, the execution of the decision imposing the temporary data processing ban on the said political party has been suspended until the final resolution on the merits of the c…

ARTICLES

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Trying to patch up an old law, the EDPB adopts a new ePrivacy guidance

Author: Iurie Cojocaru
  It is hard to regulate technology. One of the reasons, amongst many others, is time. What you regulate today does not correspond to the technical landscape of tomorrow. Back in the first decade of 2000, when the ePrivacy Directive was adopted and amended, the European legislat…
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Romanian DPA Report – A Year in Review – 2022

Author: Iurie Cojocaru, Oxana Gorgan
  Romanian DPA case studies – our top 5 picks 1. Refusal to provide the contractual clauses which represent the safeguard for the data transfer to a third country Case study: A data subject complained about the refusal of a financial banking institution to provide …
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What are the personal data? A new CJEU case may settle things in a long dispute

Author: Iurie Cojocaru
As we all know, “personal data” represents information related to an identified or identifiable natural person. So how do you identify someone? By name or through an image, one would answer. But what happens when we do not know the name and the image of the person but we are able to …

Speaking engagements

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Iurie Cojocaru – speaker at the „GDPR – Data Privacy Observer 2024” conference

On January 25, Iurie Cojocaru, Partner and Head of the Data Protection Practice, was a speaker at the „GDPR – Data Privacy Observer 2024” conference. Iurie Cojocaru talked in the conference`s first session of discussions and shared information on the personal data protection requirements resulting from the EU`s Data Act, recently entered into force. Moreover, the third edition of the Romanian R…
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NNDKP organized an event dedicated to data protection

On Tuesday, November 21, NNDKP`s Data Protection practice organized an event focused on current issues in the field of data protection and security, an information and debate opportunity dedicated to clients. In an interactive discussion framework, the participants discussed topics of interest with NNDKP`s data protection team members and analyzed various situations encountered in practice, fac…
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Iurie Cojocaru – speaker at ZF Live

On Monday, November 6, Iurie Cojocaru, Partner and Head of the Data Protection Practice joined the ZF Live special edition, where he discussed together with Cristian Hostiuc about the ANSPDCP practice – favorite topics, the fields in which they have been applied sanctions and recommendations of the authority. The recording of the debate can be watched on Ziarul Financiar`s Facebook page. …

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