Regulation 45/2001 lays down the obligations for the EU institutions when they process personal data such as the obligation for each of them to appoint a Data Protection Officer. It is also the Regulation that established the European Data Protection Supervisor to be the independent data protection authority who is tasked to ensure that the right to privacy is respected by European institutions and bodies and advise the EU legislator on subjects that have data protection implications. This Regulation is currently under review in order to be brought in line with the General Data Protection Regulation. The European Commission published a proposal on 10 January 2017
The October 2014 edition of the EDPS Newsletter covers the upcoming appointment of a new team of EDPS Supervisors, the EDPS Position Paper on international data transfers and many other EDPS activities.
The July 2014 edition of the EDPS Newsletter covers EDPS Opinions on asset freezing and Big Data and many other EDPS activities.
Opinion on the package of legislative measures reforming Eurojust and setting up the European Public Prosecutor's Office ('EPPO')