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Multimillion-Euro German Fine Slashed

Global Data Review

12 Nov 2020

Hanno Timner and Philip Radlanski were featured in Global Data Review’s coverage of the Bonn Regional Court’s ruling to reduce a €9.5 million fine against telecommunications company 1&1, in a decision that may dent German regulators’ confidence in their fine calculations.

The court cut the penalty to €900,000, and said that "such a high fine was not justified for a relatively minor offense."

Hanno and Philip handled the appeal proceedings for 1&1, and the decision marks the conclusion of the first-ever appeal against a GDPR fine in Germany.

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