Regulation on Sharing of Confidential Information Published

In June, the Banking Regulation and Supervision Authority published the Regulation on Sharing of Confidential Information.

GDPR’s First Two Years – Guideline for Serbia’s DP Practitioners

BDK Advokati’s senior associate Milica Basta spoke at the online conference “Data Protection – 2020” hosted by the agency Forum Media from Belgrade.

Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka Contribute an Article on Data Protection in CEE Legal Matters

Olena Manuilenko, Head of IP & TMT at Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka discussed the Top 3 news from Croatia on Data Protection in Issue 7.5 in the CEE Legal Matters Magazine.

BDK Advokati Appointed as Google’s DP Representative in Serbia

Google LLC has appointed BDK Advokati to act as the local representative under the Serbian Data Protection Act.

NNDKP Launches ”Privacy Out Loud”, a Blog Dedicated to Data Protection and Security

NNDKP is the first law firm in Romania that established a standalone practice dedicated to data protection, starting from 2008. NNDKP’s vision has always been that the entire business community should regard data protection as a continuous operational process. Thus, NNDKP celebrates 12 years since the firm set up a standalone practice dedicated to data protection by proposing an informative, well-structured and user-friendly tool: “Privacy Out Loud” blog. This tool is dedicated to those who seek clear and current guidelines on data protection matters, regardless of their level of familiarity…

Artificial Intelligence & Data Protection

Artificial intelligence (AI) is widely recognised as one of the defining industrial phenomena of the 21st century. In today’s technology-dependent world, its potential impact on business and economic development can hardly be understated.


EDPS Issues Orientations on Temperatures Checks by EU Institutions

Acknowledging that body temperature checks conducted systematically as part of health and safety measures adopted to prevent the spread of COVID-19 contamination may interfere into individuals’ rights to private life and data protection, European Data Protection Supervisor issued on 1 September 2020 orientations on proper practices to be applied by the EU institutions in this regard.

HDPA’s Guidelines on Secure Teleworking: Safe Work from Home

In response to the drastic influx of employees working remotely and while hackers have already begun to launch coronavirus-themed cyberattacks, the Greek Data Protection Authority (HDPA) has issued guidance on best practices for teleworking securely.

A GDPR Perspective on Scientific Research in Times of a Pandemic

Scientific research has always been a primary focus for the EU with the sharing of data for this purpose being promoted in the fundamental treaties of the Union. Recently, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has indicated it is now more than ever necessary for institutions to collaborate to obtain “robust and interpretable evidence” in view of finding a safe treatment for COVID-19.

I know where you are. Does anyone else know?

To ensure individuals to comply with measures to contain its diffusion and reduce the risk of exposure, governments may seek to process personal data, such as location data of individuals.

Serbia: COVID-19 and Data Processing in the Workplace

The Serbian data protection authority has not issued any guidance on the processing of personal data in the workplace, during the coronavirus outbreak. Serbian employers who wish to know the boundaries of permissible data processing under the current circumstances are left with the task of identifying the limits wholly by themselves.

Data Security Matters, Even When Working from Home! – Potential Risks and Key Tips

The COVID-19 pandemic is determining more and more businesses to “put the lock” on their offices. This means that a large number of employees all over the world have already been forced to set their homes as comfortable as possible to ensure an appropriate work environment.Besides the operational and logistical challenges that may arise to make work from home possible, both businesses and employees should consider the security risks this may bring to the business activity and even to the employees’ own privacy.