Round-up June 2022 - Technology, Data and Digital Innovation

July 2022

Round-up edition covering the topics that stood out in the month of june 2022 for our Technology, Data and Digital Innovation practice area:

#Privacy and Data Protection

  • Portuguese Constitutional Court strikes down several provisions of the metadata law
  • CNPD ordered the deletion of communications data retained under Law No. 32/2008
  • EDPB adopts guidelines on certification as a tool for transfers and an Article 65 dispute resolution binding decision regarding Accor
  • Regulation (EU) 2022/991 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2022 
  • ICO Statement in reponse to the government's announcement on the upcoming Data Reform Bill
  • The EDPS believes amended Europol Regulation weakens data protection supervision
  • Law No. 93/2021, of 20 December 2022 enters into force
  • Google Analytics and data transfers to the United States


  • Decree-Law No. 40/2022, of 6 June 2022 was approved
  • BEREC Guidelines on the Implementation of the Open Internet Regulation

 #Intellectual Property

  • Update of Industrial Property Fees
  • The Portuguese-speaking-countries Industrial Property Portal 


  • Agreement reached on European crypto-asset regulation (MiCA) 


The Team:
Jorge Silva Martins (Counsel, CS’Associados)
João Carminho (Associate, CS’Associados)
Inês Coré (Trainee, CS'Associados)

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