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.
Universal taxation at 15%, let’s talk ethics, justice, and equity
For the past decade or so, the GAFAMA group has been the target of accusations and ignominies of all kinds: tax evasion, abuse, scandal, tax havens, usurpation. All kinds of slanders, insults and reproaches have been hitting the fan in the mainstream press as well as the daily media, and on the benches of the National Assembly, in France.
Lack of transposition of Copyright Directive starts infringement proceedings
The letters of formal notice, the first step in the proceedings, were sent 23 EU Member States have yet to fully transpose the Directives into national legislation, which entered into force in June 2019 and for which the transposition deadline was on 7 June.
Corporate accountability laws coming to Europe
The legislations are a part of a broader push by the EU towards a mandatory EU system of due diligence for supply chains
Commission launches investigation into Fitbit acquisition by Google
The investigation will focus on whether Google’s acquisition will hinder competition in the online advertising services marketplace
Franco-German response hailed across Europe, critics worry about the extent and scope
The recovery package, hailed by many, could be seen as a landmark decision for the future of the European Union
Successive fixed-term work contracts contravene EU law even when entered into voluntarily
“The fact that a worker consented to the establishment of successive fixed-term employment relationships does not deprive him or her from the protection granted by the Framework Agreement on fixed-term work”
Geographical Indications: Piggy-backing prohibited
EU’s geographical indications system strengthened by recent ECJ rulings, now to include protection against “figurative signs”