EU Bodies' Data Protection Needs Work, Report Says

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 8:01 PM EST) -- European Union institutions are following data protection regulations more closely than they were a few years ago, but they still need to demonstrate more commitment to compliance, an EU privacy watchdog said Monday.

European Data Protection Supervisor Peter Hustinx released a report detailing all 58 EU institutions and bodies' compliance levels with the 2001 regulation governing their processing of personal data. He said he was generally satisfied with the results as compared to a 2009 inventory — including the performance of those institutions that have only...
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