There has been published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ) the Commission Delegated Regulation of 7 June 2016 supplementing the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive with regard to regulatory technical standards specifying a minimum set of the information on financial contracts that should be contained in the detailed records and the circumstances in which the requirement should be imposed.
On 21 September 2016, the European Medicines Agency (“EMA”) issued a press release to announce that the assessment it carried out along with competent authorities in the EU Member States have confirmed that patients who take plasma-derived or urine-derived medicines do not face increased risk of contamination with the Zika virus.
The introduction of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is undoubtedly the most significant change to the European patent landscape since the European Patent Convention of 1973.
General Court of the EU Confirms Fines Imposed On Lundbeck and Generic Drug Manufacturers for Entering into Patent Settlements
On 8 September 2016, the General Court of the EU (GCEU) handed down five judgments upholding a decision by the Commission of 19 June 2013 imposing fines on Lundbeck, an originator company, and Merck (the parent company of Generics), Arrow, Alpharma and Ranbaxy, four generic companies.
Earlier this week, Bret Cohen and Sian Rudgard from the Hogan Lovells Privacy & Cybersecurity practice were interviewed as follows by Varonis’ The Inside Out Security Blog about data security requirements in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
In the digital era, EU data protection law may apply to U.S.-based companies with significant consequences.
Since June of this year, a major effort has been made at EU level to give new impetus to European Defense.
The new privacy data portability right is empowering individuals to have a full control on their personal data representing both an opportunity and a risk for companies.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a discussion paper on the trading obligation for derivatives under the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR).
On 14 September 2016 the Commission unveiled an ambitious overhaul of EU telecommunications law. The proposed reforms are the centrepiece of what the Commission is calling its “Connectivity Package”.