The European Union has taken a significant leap forward in its quest to become a global pacesetter in the data-driven economy.
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.
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.
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.
The legislations are a part of a broader push by the EU towards a mandatory EU system of due diligence for supply chains
The investigation will focus on whether Google’s acquisition will hinder competition in the online advertising services marketplace
The recovery package, hailed by many, could be seen as a landmark decision for the future of the European Union
“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”