In March 2024, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament reached a deal on a provisional agreement for the European Health Data Space (“EHDS”) regulation as part of the broader EU data strategy. The Council of the European Union published the compromise text of this agreement as a work-in-progress, providing

Continue Reading The European Health Data Space – What lies ahead?

Authors: Denise Lebeau-Marianna, Divya Shanmugathas and Lucie Dubecq-Princeteau

On 15 March 2023, the French Supervisory Authority (the “CNIL”) unveiled in a post its four key priorities regarding its upcoming investigations for 2023 targeting specific sectors (I), to which it added another topic related to DPO in line with the coordinated enforcement framework of

Continue Reading France: the CNIL has released its annual dawn raid Program for 2023: four national priorities and one priority coming from the EDPB!

Authors: Eliza Saunders, Sarah Birkett, James Clark, Senal Premarathna

Introduction

The benefits of using genetic information for research purposes are clear, especially as the technology underpinning medical research continues to advance at such a rapid pace. Outside of research and clinical development, the number of organisations which use blood and saliva samples
Continue Reading Genetic information – global privacy considerations – an Australian and UK perspective

Author: James Clark

The UK’s Department for Health and Social Care (“DHSC”) has published a major strategy document (‘Data saves lives: reshaping health and social care with data’) outlining the government’s plans for the regulation and use of data in healthcare.

In this post, we look at some of the most
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