The European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Jonathan Hill, and United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Timothy Massad have announced a common approach regarding requirements for central clearing counterparties (CCPs).
Today’s cars include up to 100 electronic control units as well as numerous sensor networks and assistance systems.
Privacy activists across Europe raised their data protection banner following the announcement by EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová on Tuesday 2 February 2016 that a political agreement had been reached between the EU and the US on a new framework for handling transatlantic data flows.
Last month, the European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”), in the case of Barbulescu v. Romania, issued a ruling about the rights of employers to monitor their employees’ online communications, including those via personal email and social media accounts.
As we previously reported in January 2016, the European Commission decided in 2008 that a review of the functioning of the trade mark system in Europe was required in order to further harmonise the national laws of Member States, streamline procedures, facilitate cooperation between Member States, support anti-counterfeiting and to better reflect the modern business environment.
Last Tuesday, February 2, 2016, the European Commission announced that it approved the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (“Privacy Shield”), an agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce establishing a new framework for transatlantic data flows.
Connected cars can generate large volumes of data, including data on engine performance, location, and driver behaviour.
The upcoming EU privacy regulation created an atmosphere of tension as to what shall be done NOW to be ready for the GDPR.