Over four years in the making, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was finally published in the EU Official Journal on May 4, 2016, giving a concrete application date. It will apply directly in all EU Member States beginning May 25, 2018.
We now have a precise date for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation to go into effect: May 25, 2018.
Following four years of discussions, on May 4, 2016, the Official Journal of the European Union published the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
EU General Data Protection Regulation in Force from 25 May 2018: The Countdown to Compliance Starts Now
The long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 4 May 2016.
Not a day goes by without a sharing economy company staring down a lawsuit in one way or another. But over in the European Union, their fate is even less certain.
Imagine a forklift truck driver damaging the car of a customer of the employer, resulting in a loss of EUR 200,000. Who will be liable for the damage?
On 25 April, the German Higher Regional Court in Frankfurt filed a request for a preliminary ruling with the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) in a case that turns on the ability of branded goods manufacturers to protect the reputation of their brands by controlling online trade.
An appeal court in Frankfurt has asked the European Court of Justice to clarify the application of the competition rules to online sales.
On April 21, the European Commission (EC) published a keynote speech delivered by Commissioner Jonathan Hill in which he reported on progress towards the EU’s proposed Capital Markets Union (CMU) and responses received as part of the EC’s call for evidence (Call for Evidence) on the European Union’s (EU) regulatory framework for financial services.
Online Platforms – Commission Communication to Be the Next Major Milestone On the Road to a Digital Single Market
The EU Commission looks set next month to release a new communication providing policy guidelines as to the direction it wishes to take for on-line platforms.