TODAY’S TOP STORIES
The European Union (EU) antitrust enforcement landscape is experiencing unprecedented changes, largely shaped by volatile geopolitical and economic circumstances and by recent influential case law.
The European Union has taken a significant leap forward in its quest to become a global pacesetter in the data-driven economy.
The European Commission designated 17 Very Large Online Platforms (VLOPs) and 2 Very Large Online Search Engines (VLOSEs) that reach at least 45 million monthly active users.
The proposal’s main goals include improving transparency, fostering trust, and reducing the administrative burden for companies, particularly SMEs, engaged in cross-border activities within the EU.
Jean-Philippe Gille, President of the French Association of Company Lawyers (AFJE), gave an overview of the ongoing developments in French, which has been translated here below.
The GDPR has signified the importance and value that online personal data holds and established strict criteria for data collection and processing. Failure to comply can cost companies dearly.
The EU cybersecurity regime recently underwent a notable reform. In January 2023, Directive 2022/2555, the new NIS 2 Directive – the EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity – entered into force, amending existing legislation and repealing Directive 2016/1148, in place since 2016.
Interview: Guillaume Nonain, General Counsel EMEA & APAC and Global DPO (GDPR) at The Brink’s Company, has been working as an in-house counsel since 2005, providing legal support in a variety of industries.