ECJ decides – Uber should be regulated like a taxi company

The European law regulates and protects online services from undue restrictions and the national governments have an obligation to notify the European Commission of any measure regulating them, in order to not be discriminatory or disproportionate. In this case, transport services are regulated at national and local level. “Any ruling will not change things in… Read the full article

Management of personal data as of May 2018

After four years of preparation and debate, the General Data Protection Regulation was finally endorsed by the European Parliament on 14 April 2016. It will enter into force 20 days after its publication in the Official Journal of the EU and will be applied directly in all Member States two years after that date. Date… Read the full article

Preparing for GDPR: Announce authorities about compromising personal data security

Notification of the Supervisory Authority in case the personal data security system has been compromised is an important step in preparation for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The document will apply to all states of the European Union on 25 May 2018. If the technical and organizational measures have failed and… Read the full article

Huge fines for the Companies that break the new data protection rules

Companies that will violate, as of May 25, 2018, the new rules on personal data protection will face fines of up to 4% of total annual turnover. Specifically, it is the General European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will apply directly to all EU Member States, including Romania. “This Regulation shall apply from 25 May… Read the full article

Why should you hire a Lawyer for your Start-up?

I believe that if you ask specialized help of someone with legal training or even better a licensed lawyer early-on for your business is entirely self-serving. Lawyers are trained to identify risks and avoid it and spot problems before they become problems They can do due-diligence, document review, brief writing and legal research Analytical reasoning… Read the full article

Electronic signatures – solution to the conclusion of distance contracts

In a recent event, Deloitte specialists discussed, from several perspectives, the implications of technology change over taxation. Among other things, the lack of legal regulation regarding the widespread use of technology has been presented. For example, in the case of commercial contracts concluded at a distance, via e-mail, the use of electronic signature can be… Read the full article

Do you know how the Court of Justice of the European Union works?

The European Court of Justice of the European Union includes the Court of Justice, the General Court, and specialized Courts. Their mission is to ensure that the interpretation and application of the Treaties comply, by monitoring the legality of EU acts. The composition of the Court: 28 Judges, 11 advocates general which are appointed for… Read the full article

Checking the age of visitors under GDPR

Not any site that processes personal data will have to verify the age of visitors based on the future data protection legislation. Starting with May 2018, the processing of personal data of children under the age of 16 will be possible only on the basis of the parental agreement. Requesting a parental agreement to use online… Read the full article

How to avoid business failure

At times, failure is the secret of success. You learn from mistakes, and the next time you launch a business, you may be successful. But you can succeed from the very first try, if you are rigorous and plan in detail the steps that your business will do in the future. Statistics say most businesses… Read the full article