Chilean Supreme Court forces Uber to give tax authorities access to its bank accounts
The Chilean Supreme Court orders Uber to give access to its bank accounts for the tax authority. and its order alerted digital companies on the scope of their bank secrecy. The judgment provides a precedent for other digital players that bank secrecy can be lifted to enable inspections by Chilean tax authorities to take place.
When is the processing of personal data necessary for performing a contract?
The European Data Protection Board published guidelines explaining when the processing of personal data by an online provider can be deemed necessary for performing a contract with an user.
EU 5G cybersecurity: Germany moves forward on new catalogue of telecoms security requirements
The German telecoms regulator Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA) recently published an official draft of its new catalogue of security requirements for telecoms networks and services. The new catalogue has portions that will apply specifically to 5G networks and services, as well as a certification obligation for so-called critical components. The new catalogue is open for consultation until 13 November 2019.
EU Digital Economy Weekly Report
This week’s edition features stories on the role of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) in 5G cybersecurity, the proposed overhaul of global tax rules from the OECD, EU member state feedback on their experience implementing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), new GDPR guidelines from the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), the postponement of the confirmation of the new 2019-2024 European Commission, and a supply chain security event organised by Huawei at the European Parliament. The report also lists events taking place this week.
Consolidated EU telecoms security rules including 5G for mid-2020? Cybersecurity from the BEREC stakeholder forum
This flash describes how the recent stakeholder forum of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) addressed 5G cybersecurity through: BEREC’s role, the current status of EU joint action, consolidation of the forthcoming toolbox and the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) security provisions, and certification. Finally, the flash describes BEREC’s future actions in 5G cybersecurity.
EU member states share their experience implementing the GDPR and areas where changes are needed
In preparation of the Council of the EU’s position on the evaluation and review of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Council published a document listing comments made by 19 member states. This Flash summarises the positions of the member states.