Liability for fines in data protection law

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a long-awaited ruling on December 5, 2023, Case No. C-807/21 “Deutsche Wohnen” answered urgent questions on liability for fines under Art. 83 GDPR.

But does this really provide legal certainty? Both parties – Deutsche Wohnen SE and the Berlin public prosecutor’s office – see themselves as the winners in the proceedings.

In this episode, research associates Ole-Christian Tech and Marc-Philipp Geiselmann look at the background to the procedure and its practical implications. You can find the corresponding info letter here:
DFN Infobrief Law 03/2024