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Article 29 WP Releases Plenary Notes

DATA PROTECTION—EU

October 21, 2011

The Article 29 Working Party held its 82nd plenary meeting in Brussels last week, discussing such topics as harmonization among member states and data breach notification. According to a press release issued yesterday, the group will soon send Vice President Viviane Reding proposals for "a mechanism to ensure cooperation and coordination between data protection authorities and to ensure consistent application of the law." The Working Party also agreed to provide insight to the European Commission on data protection concerns related to the World Anti-Doping Code and has decided to intensify its dialogue with ENISA, the European Network and Information Security Agency. Party members also heard from a Fundamental Rights Agency representative on certain data protection projects.
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