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By Andreas Splittgerber, Thomas Fischl, Sven Schonhofen LL.M.
On 5 June 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its long-awaited Facebook fan page judgement (Case C-210/16) ...
By Cynthia O'Donoghue, John O'Brien
On 23 May 2018, the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) received royal assent and became UK law. The DPA implements the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ...
By Iain Balkwill
Thus far CMBS has had a storming year and all current indicators point towards 2018 being a bumper year for the product.
By Joanna Powis
The case has been closely monitored because of its impact on organisations engaging large numbers of individuals on a self-employed basis...
By Chloé Rogers, Claire E. Don
The European Commission has now published an amendment to its Regulation 2271/96, the so called "blocking statute", in order to mitigate the impact of the US' secondary sanctions.
By Lisa M. Baird
Did you know the U.K. patents system penalizes a failure to record a patent transaction at the Patent Office by depriving a successful plaintiff of its entitlement to recover its full legal costs in any subsequent infringement litigation on that patent?
By Jonathan Radcliffe
The findings from a recent UK Patents Court judgment have clarified the extent of litigation sanctions imposed when there is a failure to record a patent transaction at the Patent Office.
By Cynthia O'Donoghue, Curtis McCluskey
The General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/9679) (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018.
By Andreas Splittgerber, Sven Schonhofen LL.M.
On 26 April 2018, the Conference of German Data Protection Authorities (German DPAs) released a highly criticised position paper on the applicability of the German Telemedia Act (TMA) after 25 May 2018
By Cynthia O'Donoghue
On 25 April 2018, the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice & Home Affairs Committee published a corrigendum (an error to be corrected in a printed work after publication)...
By Cynthia O'Donoghue, Alexander Mackay
On 23 April 2018, the European Commission published a proposal for a Directive on the protection of whistleblowers reporting on breaches of EU law, accompanied by an explanatory memorandum.
By Cynthia O'Donoghue, John O'Brien
Last month, the European Commission (Commission) announced plans to bolster the future of artificial intelligence (AI) across the bloc. In a paper on ‘Artificial Intelligence for Europe' ...
By Sally-Ann Underhill, Ioannis Kampianakis
In Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited [2018] UKSC 24, the Supreme Court has handed down a decision which has provided further certainty in the area ...
By Chloé Rogers
Listeners to our webinar on Wednesday will recall the discussion of the sanctions in play against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK, also known as North Korea).
By Cynthia O'Donoghue, Karen Lee Lust
On 10 May 2018, the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (NISR) came into force in the UK. NISR stems from the Network Information Systems Directive 2016 of the EU ...
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