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GDPR. You have six options to process your personal data legally. Which one do you choose?

GDPR brings six grounds on which you can process your legal data. One is consent, but it must be accompanied by information, can be withdrawn at any time, and in some cases may be invalid (for example in working relationships). At the same time, you are required to demonstrate at any time that you have… Read the full article

Business in another EU country? Consider a European Company

If you have a business and you consider expanding in the European Union, you can consider opening a European Company. In Europe is called an SE (Societas Europaea) and is a type of public limited-liability company regulated under the EU Law. Advantages in setting up your European Company Simplicity in running the business – you… Read the full article

E-Commerce

E-commerce is a transactional activity held, in one way or another by computer technology. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development gives a useful definition to how E-commerce can be defined: “Electronic commerce refers generally to all forms of transactions relating to commercial activities involving both organizations and individuals, that are based on the processing… 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

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

Now is the time to act!!!

The long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation is now in force and just over 18 months before it will apply in the Member States of the European Union including the UK, more exactly from 25 May 2018. One of the most significant change brought in by the GDPR is that it places direct obligations on data… Read the full article