Some words for his unique contribution to the EU data protection acquis - By Professor Vagelis Papakonstantinou A few days ago, on 18 March 2023, Prof. Spiros Simitis passed away. Prof. Simitis was the ‘father of data protection’ and, also, my Doktorvater. This blog post is therefore a small tribute to him and an account of what he
Presentation on International Personal Data Transfers under EU Law: Past, Present and Future Insights, during the World Internet Conference .
This is the fifth webinar in the new Enforcing Europe - Webinar Series 1. The Webinar Series is co-organised with the University of Luxembourg within the framework of the joint research project MATIS (co-funded by FWO and FNR). The Webinar Series is in media partnership with Privacy Laws & Business. This event is co-organised with the Cyber & Data Security
Published in European Law Blog, 1.04.2021 By Vagelis Papakonstantinou and Paul De Hert, 1. GDPR mimesis as the only regulatory method? EU regulatory work on technology-related fronts has recently spiked. The EU has been extremely busy implementing its European Digital Strategy. Over a short period it has released a draft Digital Governance Act (DGA), a Digital Services Act
Published in europeanlawblog.eu, 28.09.2020 By Franck Dumortier, Vagelis Papakonstantinou and Paul De Hert, On July 30th 2020, within the framework of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), the Council of the European Union has imposed its first ever “targeted restrictive measures” against six Chinese and Russian individuals as well as three legal entities – two located
Presentation on «Recent Case Law Of The CJEU On Data Subjects' Rights In The Digital Age», during the Data Protection in the European Institutions regulation 2018/1725 applicable to EU institutions, bodies, offices and agencies conference organized by ERA- Academy of European Law.
My new paper, with Paul de Hert, on "The rich UK contribution to the field of EU data protection: Let's not go for “third country” status after Brexit", has become available online in the Computer Law & Security Review website.
Paul de Hert and Vagelis Papakonstantinou just published a paper on The New Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive. A first analysis in the New Journal of European Criminal Law, Vol. 7, Issue 1, 2016.