How Private International law applies in cross-border transactions

The application procedure of Private International Law is quite simple. When a dispute arises, the first thing that has to be accomplished is to see which Court has the jurisdiction to hear the case. Whether the parties have chosen a certain Court to deal with the case or they haven’t agreed upon one, the legal… Read the full article

Who has the capacity to contract

Definition – Capacity relates to soundness of mind and to an intelligent understanding and perception of one’s actions. It is the power either to create or to enter into a legal relation under the same conditions or circumstances as a person of sound mind or normal intelligence would have the power to create or to… Read the full article

Ways to draft a contract

Every time I got to work for a contract, doing the research and the drafting, with time I realized that does not need to be a complicated process. On the contrary, its goal is to be simple and concise and the information in it has to establish that everyone is on the same page when… Read the full article

Do I need Terms and Conditions on my website?

Ever since I started working for online businesses, I got these questions. Does my online business need terms and conditions? Is that really necessary? And what it implies? These are great questions and my answer is that technically you do not need those terms, but probably you should have it there. Of course, after working… Read the full article

Highlights in EU Employment Law

EU employment law is the area of law that protects all workers across the Union. Mostly, the EU employment law is created at EU level and then is brought into national law of each Member State. However, it is applied differently in each Member State of the Union. All of these laws include: type of… Read the full article

Company formation in Romania

Company formation in Romania contains multiple mandatory procedures that can further determine the overall practicality of the business itself. All legal steps imposed by these mandatory procedures relate to clear regulations indicated by the Romanian legal system. Therefore, in order to set up a Romanian Company, individuals must be equitably informed regarding possible risks and… Read the full article

EU-Japan free trade deal

Monique Goyens, Director General of The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), commented: “This is only a political agreement, not a final product. Many details remain open-ended and will only be decided in technical discussions over the next years. For the EU-Canada CETA trade deal, this process took 5 years to complete with major changes up to… Read the full article

Google – forced to change its business practices

The decision of the European Commission after a seven-year legal battle to fine Google with a record fine and force it to change its business practices is a landmark development towards more relevant search results for consumers. The fine came to a record 2.42 billion euros and raising the prospect of more penalties. The consumers… Read the full article

Terms of SaaS after GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation places direct obligations on suppliers (data processors) in relation with data processing activities. The customers (data controllers), their clients and local data protection authorities will be able to enforce the breaches of law against SaaS suppliers. Therefore, SaaS suppliers have to amend the provisions of their existing agreements in order… Read the full article

Things SaaS providers should do

Ensure your customers have the right to provide you with the data to be processed According to Data Protection provisions one’s individual personal data must be processed fairly and lawfully. If sensitive data such as information relating to subject’s race, health, religion or political opinions is being processed, the subject must give its valid consent.… Read the full article