CJEU’s AG issues Opinion on GDPR fines against companies

03/05/2023 | Inside Privacy

The Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Campos Sánchez-Bordona, has issued an Opinion in case C-807/21 concerning the conditions for imposing EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fines on legal persons (companies). In his opinion, Member State law cannot set conditions that exceed those already laid out in the GDPR to make it harder to attribute infringements to companies. Furthermore, Sánchez-Bordona considers GDPR penalties should only be imposed for intentional or negligent actions. 

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