The Protection of Privacy in the Economic Sphere Before the European Court of Justice
Common Market Law Review 46, 1443-1483, 2009
41 Pages Posted: 11 Jan 2015
Date Written: Autumn 2009
In this article, I consider to what extent the fundamental right to privacy applies to economic transactions in EU law. After considering the relevant case law of the European Court of Human Rights, I examine various areas of EU law: data protection, business secrets, inspections and the right to a reputation.
Keywords: EU law, fundamental rights, privacy, data protection, competition law, economic actors
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