Dr. Els De Busser studied Law at Antwerp University and obtained additional degrees in Criminology and an Advanced Master’s degree in European Criminology and Criminal Justice Systems from Ghent University, Belgium. From March 2001 to October 2009, she worked as a researcher and professor’s assistant in the field of European Criminal Law at Ghent University, Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy where she defended her PhD entitled ‘EU internal and transatlantic cooperation in criminal matters from a personal data perspective. A substantive law approach’ in May 2009. In November 2009, she joined the European Criminal Law section of the Max Planck Institute in Freiburg, Germany. Her research and publications focus on international cooperation in criminal matters and the involvement of private actors in criminal investigations.
CPDP Conference 2011 presentation
Free movement of data and their purpose
Panel: From free movement of persons to free movement of data? Prüm, PNR & automatic border controls
Free movement of data and their purpose – transatlantic exchange of police data:
- What do we mean when we speak of ‘police data’?
- Agreements that are in force
- The requirement of an adequate level of data protection
1. Els De Busser, Transatlantic adequacy and a certain degree of perplexity, eucrim 1/2010, pp. 31-34 (www.mpicc.de/eucrim)
2. Els De Busser, EU data protection in transatlantic cooperation in criminal matters, Will the EU be serving its citizens an American meal?, Utrecht Law Review, 2010/6, pp. 86-100 (www.utrechtlawreview.org)