Marianne Le Moullec is an Associate in the Litigation Department, resident in the Paris office. She works in collaboration with Mireille Dany, a Partner in charge of the Antitrust & Distribution Law practice in Paris.Marianne's practice focuses on antitrust law and she has vast knowledge of and experience dealing with French and European antitrust and distribution law, regarding both contentious and non-contentious aspects. She advises and represents clients in a wide range of industries, including retail, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, on matters such as French and European antitrust litigation, merger control, European common market law, distribution law, and regulatory and consumer law.In addition, Marianne is a frequent lecturer and speaks at many conferences on competition- and distribution-related issues.
The Article 29 Working Party, which is composed of representatives of DPA’s from every European country, has recently rendered an opinion (http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/documentation/opinion-recommendation/files/2014/wp223_en.pdf ) on data privacy issues surrounding the development of the “Internet of Things” (IoT), which includes wearable computing, quantified self devices, and domotics. Although such data is generated by “things” or devices, it… Continue Reading
The determination of the territorial scope of the current EU Directive n° 95/46 is still under dispute both before national Courts and the European Court of Justice (ECJ). This issue may soon become moot with the adoption of future data protection regulation, which may modify and expand the territorial scope of EU data privacy law,… Continue Reading
It has been reported that Google will give EU businesses the opportunity to store personal data exclusively on servers in the EU. This appears to have been prompted by compliance difficulties with the current EU data protection Directive when cloud computing service providers store personal data on servers or in data centres based outside the… Continue Reading
The French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) has recently issued its activity report for 2011 (http://www.cnil.fr/fileadmin/documents/en/Cnil-RA2011-EN/index.html.) It provides us with some interesting data and allows us to reflect on the ever-growing importance of privacy and data protection in France. Video-surveillance, the right to be forgotten on the Internet, data breaches and abusive data collection by companies… Continue Reading
On June 7, 2012, the Article 29 Working Party, an independent advisory body composed of representatives from the national data protection authorities of the EU Member States, the European Data Protection Supervisor and the European Commission, issued Opinion 04/2012 regarding which types of cookies are exempted from the informed user-consent requirement under Directive 2002/58… Continue Reading