On 8 November 2018, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, BaFin) published a guidance notice on outsourcing to cloud providers. In the following article, we take a first look at the new rules, which also apply directly to payment institutions. Are cloud services full of “little fluffy clouds”? Background “Cloud providers” promise […]
About Udo Steger
Udo is a lawyer and partner at Aderhold law firm (Munich office). He has more than 13 years of professional experience in advising vendors and customers on all IT-, IP- and data privacy law related matters, with a focus on handling Open Source Software.
Entries by Udo Steger
Art. 15 GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) stipulates in detail which rights of information a data subject can assert against a controller. But how can this be implemented in practice? How far does the right to information according to the GDPR go? The following article shows what those obliged to provide information should consider in […]
He that would keep a secret must keep it secret that he hath a secret to keep(Francis Bacon) The deadline for implementing the EU Trade Secrets Directive has just expired. For the required implementation law, the German legislator has so far only prepared a draft of a future German Trade Secrets Act (GeschGehG-E), which is […]
In connection with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many companies are wondering how to implement a “data deletion policy”. This article describes the essential steps that companies need to undertake when preparing a GDPR-compliant data deletion policy and the associated documentation. GDPR: Legal Background Companies must implement the GDPR by 25 May 2018. […]
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which enters into application on May 2018, will definitely be an additional challenge for Asian Companies.
“Safe Harbour”, the landmark court case in the field of data protection enters into its second stage: The End of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses?