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Hyperlinking to unauthorised content does not itself constitute copyright infringement, says Advocate General
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • April 25 2016

The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has stated in a legal opinion that posting a link to a website that contains "freely


Update on the UK’s Information Commissioner, IP Addresses and Russia’s ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Laws
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Russia, United Kingdom
  • March 23 2016

With the Privacy Shield, the Umbrella Agreement and the GDPR capturing significant attention, it would be easy to overlook some of the other


Passage of the U.S. Redress Act Raises Confidence in Privacy Protection for Transatlantic Data Flows
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • March 2 2016

The U.S. Judicial Redress Act has been signed into law by President Obama. The move marks an important step in data transfer relations between the EU


What the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield,” the New Safe Harbor, Means for Your Business
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 16 2016

European Union and United States authorities have announced the "EU-U.S. Privacy Shield," a new transatlantic data transfer framework to replace Safe


Retail closer than ever to competition authorities’ hearts
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 12 2016

Following a number of European Commission sector inquiries (which included investigations into the energy, financial services and pharmaceuticals


By jointly tackling Facebook, French regulators set an example to large international digital media companies - First prominent enforcement measure after the Safe Harbor invalidation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • February 11 2016

On February 8 and 9, 2016, the French Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Prevention of Fraud (the 'DGCCRF') and the French


EU Data Protection Regulators All Set to Scrutinise ‘EU-U.S. Privacy Shield’ and Transfer Mechanisms to the U.S. Generally
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 4 2016

On 3 February, the Article 29 Working Party ('WP29'), a group comprising representatives of the EU Member States' Data Protection Authorities


Safe Harbor re-launched as the "EU-U.S. Privacy Shield" - but doubts are already raised that it will live to survive a battle
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 2 2016

Following speculation that protracted negotiations had been in vain, an agreement on Safe Harbor has apparently been reached. Dubbed the "EU-U.S


If Safe Harbor is dead in the water, what does that mean for you?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • January 22 2016

The invalidation of the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor framework in October 2015 has created uncertainty for businesses that were reliant on the regime to


Do employers have the right to read employees’ private emails?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 18 2016

A recent European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case (Barbulescu -v- Romania) has attracted much publicity in the UK press as giving employers the