Author Archives: Guglielmo Troiano

About Guglielmo Troiano

Lawyer in Milan, Senior Legal Consultant at Partners4Innovation (Digital360 Group), with a technical background coming from being an IT Analyst for several years before practicing law. Currently advises companies, mostly software houses and ISPs, regarding civil liability, IP negotiation, ICT contracts, competition, trademarks, domain names, data protection (privacy) and IT security, on both transactional and litigation aspects. From 2009 to 2014 he worked as scholar at University of Milan, chair of Legal Informatics, where he did lectures for students and attendees of Post-Graduate Course in Digital Forensics, Privacy, Cloud e Cyber Warfare (edition 2014). He was partner of Array, a high specialized law firm in IT law.

General Data Protection Regulation, a complete link collection

The purpose of this site is to gather and list the relevant official documents which have been published in the context of the reform process of European data protection law, particularly the proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation (#EUDataP on Twitter). This site will only contain links to documents published by and publicly accessible… Read More »

GDPR scheduled for tomorrow the agenda of Committee of Permanent Representatives of the EU Council

Tomorrow (December, 2) the meeting of the (2nd) Committee of Permanent Representatives of the EU Councilwill take place. The GDPR is scheduled in the agenda. It’s very likely that the linked but inaccessible PDF is a consolidated version of the GDPR, available here. Stay tuned. We are so close to the goal.

One continent, one law (?)

Last saturday was the twentieth anniversary of the European data protection legislation. On October the 24th of 1995, the Directive 95/46/EC was approved. It was a turning point for all Member States, in order to remove the obstacles to the free flow of personal data, the level of protection of the rights and freedoms of… Read More »

Open Forum

Any other argument that is not within the topics Legal Framework, Roles and Liability, Data Protection Officer, Impact Risks and Measures, Data Breach, Privacy by Design and Sanctions could be written into this category.

Data Protection Officer: professional skills and requirements

Pursuant to article 35 c. 5 of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation COM(2012)11), Data Protection Officer (DPO) must have professional qualities and, in particular, expert knowledge of data protection law and practices and ability to fulfill the tasks referred into the following article 37. This would means that the level of required expert knowledge… Read More »