Based on the in depth study Legal Departments in a Digital Era (2020), we will look into the importance of various areas within an in-house legal team and the maturity levels of the same areas
EU directive strengthening consumer rights now in force
The move aims to considerably strengthen the position of consumers within the online universe.
EU ministers reject ‘name-and-shame’ policy for tax-avoiding companies
The Member States are split in finding an amicable resolution in ensuring proper tax payments by such multinational companies
EU adopts new rules for cross-border conversions of limited liability companies
The EU is continuing its attempts in introducing a unified framework for company law
Rolling, rolling, rolling?
Will we see a harmonisation of rules and regulations in the upcoming years?
European court ruling defines Commission’s scope in forcing countries to recover illegal tax benefits
The decision may well influence the Commission’s strategy in competition law
Will Facebook’s cryptocurrency take off?
Concerns have been raised in Europe and America over Facebook’s ambitious plan to introduce a cryptocurrency
‘European Parliament has noise-makers and law-makers’
INTERVIEW: Former European Commissioner Viviane Reding from Luxembourg sat down with In-House Legal to discuss Brexit, data protection and gender equality.
Who will get the top job(s)?
Things are not as clear-cut as they were half a year ago, with a wide array of solutions possible
European Court clears CETA arbitration tribunals
Despite the vocal opposition, the arbitration system complies with EU law