Anu Talus appointed Data Protection Officer
The Government has today appointed Dr. Anu Talus, Data Protection Commissioner, as of 1 November 2020, when the current Data Protection Commissioner, Reijo Aarnio, will retire. The term of office of the Data Protection Officer shall be five years. Talus has served as Assistant Data Protection Officer in the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner since August 2019.
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Schrems II Re-Examined: how could it change the game for the EU GDPR?
The Court of Justice of the EU’s judgment in Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Limited, Maximillian Schrems (“Schrems II”; case C-311/18) of 16 July has already received significant attention. Now that the dust has somewhat settled, however, it deserves re-examination in light of its significant implications for the regulation of international data transfers under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).