May 252022
 
 May 25, 2022  Posted by  Court, Laws, Non-U.S.

Dan Cooper, Kristof Van Quathem, and Anna Oberschelp de Meneses of Covington and Burling write:

On April 28, 2022, the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU”) decided that consumer protection associations may bring collective claims without a mandate from the affected consumers, including for violations of the GDPR, relying on national consumer law provisions.  The words “without a mandate” refers to the fact that the organization is not representing a particular consumer or group of consumers, rather, it is representing the collective interests of those whose personal data have been processed in a manner contrary to the GDPR, without naming particular data subjects.

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