- Appreciate the role of directives, regulations, and court decisions in the evolution of European law on data protection and information privacy
- Apply the requirements of European data protection and information privacy law to different business practices and technologies
- Anticipate future directions in the evolution of European data protection and information privacy law
This course introduces students to the legal regime governing information privacy, data protection, and data security in the European Union. Topics covered include the privacy jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights, the EU Data Protection Directive and the General Data Protection Regulation, data protection authorities, international data transfers, and cybersecurity in Europe.