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Taiwan passes new e-payment legislation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Taiwan
  • March 30 2015

A new legislation on electronic payment has been passed by Taiwan's Legislature on 16 January 2015 and is expected to drastically change the business


Malaysia - stricter regulation of online sales
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Malaysia
  • March 30 2015

The Consumer Protection (Electronic Trade Transactions) Regulations 2012 ("CPR") came into force on 1 January 2013. Regulation 3 of the CPR requires


Canada - CRTC announces $1.1 million first penalty under CASL for sending emails without consent or proper unsubscribe mechanism
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • March 30 2015

In March 2015, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that it is seeking a C$1.1 million penalty against a


Spain - a WhatsApp conversation terminates employee
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • March 30 2015

According to the Galician Regional Labor Court (judgment dated 25 April 2014), a private WhatsApp conversation of a former employee that was


Spain - 20 months of imprisonment for unauthorized access to coworkers' emails
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • July 8 2015

An employee, who was an accountant at a cosmetics company, being already off work, illegitimately accessed emails of various co-workers from a


Japan - developer who created cheat tools for online games is arrested
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan
  • July 8 2015

Online game companies may now have a cause of action against developers who create cheat tools which give players who use them an unfair advantage


Japan to impose consumption tax on digital services provided by foreign service providers to Japanese purchasers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan
  • May 11 2015

Japan's 2015 tax legislation was passed by Japan's Diet and promulgated on March 31, 2015. The legislation includes a new Japanese Consumption


Telecommunications regulatory update - April 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 30 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2015 (Cth) received royal assent on 13 April 2015. This means that


Spain - measures against improper use and traffic of electronic communications
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • July 8 2015

The Council of Ministers has approved a Royal Decree on measures against improper use and traffic of electronic communications. According to the


Website owners in the Netherlands to implement "cookie walls" after being put on the spot by Dutch regulator
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Netherlands
  • July 8 2015

Shortly after the cookie regulations in the Netherlands were amended, the main Dutch regulator, The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets