Frederik Van Remoortel is a senior counsel in the Brussels office of Crowell & Moring and has been admitted at the Brussels bar since 1998. He joined Crowell & Moring in 2001. Frederik focuses on corporate, commercial, and labor & employment law. Since the start of his career in 1998, he also advises clients with respect to Belgian and EU data protection and privacy legislation, an area of law that is gaining more and more significance for domestic and international clients.
By Charles Austin, Judith Bussé and Frederik Van Remoortel on Posted in Cybersecurity / Data SecurityFCC adopts privacy rules; Privacy Shield challenge; Amendments to EU data transfer decisions; FTC data breach guidance; DOT vehicle cybersecurity best practices; HHS guidance on HIPAA and FTC compliance FCC approves privacy rules for broadband providers In a 3-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission approved new rules governing internet service providers’ collection and use of… Continue Reading
By Charles Austin, Frederik Van Remoortel and Judith Bussé on Posted in Cybersecurity / Data SecurityHospital pays $2.1MM HIPAA settlement; Dynamic IP addresses protected under EU laws; EU guidance on GDPR coming soon; California’s new privacy compliance tool; banking regulators consider cybersecurity; FCC privacy proposal comments; OMB’s new privacy office; DFARS finalizes Safeguarding Rule Hospital pays $2.1M to settle alleged HIPAA violations St. Joseph Health, a California-based health system, reached… Continue Reading
By Charles Austin, Frederik Van Remoortel and Lisa Weinert on Posted in Cybersecurity / Data SecurityFCC broadband privacy proposal; Potential challenge to FTC privacy enforcement power FCC to consider broadband privacy proposal On October 6, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued proposed rules that would impose on broadband providers privacy regulations similar to those implemented and enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The proposal calls for… Continue Reading
By Danielle Rowan, Frederik Van Remoortel and Lisa Weinert on Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security,PrivacyNHTSA Issues Voluntary Driverless Car Guidelines; European Privacy Supervisor proposes Digital Clearing House for coherent handling of Big Data cases; Facebook and Power Ventures Battle Over the Scope of the CFAA; Arizona Supreme Court: Police Cannot Search Unlocked, Unattended Phone; German consumer group urges Whatsapp to stop sharing data with Facebook; German DPA issues guidelines… Continue Reading