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FINLAND: Parliament has (finally) passed the new national GDPR implementation act

European Union, Finland - November 23 2018 The new Finnish national GDPR implementation act, the Data Protection Act (FIN: Tietosuojalaki) was finally passed on Tuesday 13 November at the…

Germany: First data protection authority issues GDPR fine

European Union, Germany - November 22 2018 The State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Baden-Wuerttemberg (LfDI) was the first German data protection authority to…

EU: access by the police to personal data retained by providers of electronic communications services - a matter of proportionality!

European Union - October 29 2018 On October 2nd 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held a decision confirming the conditions of access to personal data retained by providers of…

Recommendations for labour relations changes: B.C. Government releases the report of the Labour Relations Code Review Panel

Canada - October 26 2018 On October 25, 2018, B.C.’s Minister of Labour released the report of the Labour Relations Code Review Panel. The report contains sweeping…

Employee data protection: Notification of private mobile phone number to employer

Germany - October 16 2018 The Higher Labor Court of Thuringia decided that the processing of an employee’s private mobile phone number against his will is an extremely serious…

EU Directive Draft “Whistleblowing”

European Union - October 2 2018 On 23 April 2018, the European Commission presented its draft directive “proposal for a directive of the European parliament and of the council on the…

Data Protection in the world of smart devices

United Kingdom - September 27 2018 Nowadays it is very common for employees of organizations and companies to be granted access to their e-mails and working files from various…

Deal or no-deal? Implications of a no-deal Brexit for UK IP laws (Patents)

European Union, United Kingdom - September 26 2018 This week, the UK Government released multiple technical notes detailing the intellectual property implications of a no-deal Brexit for exhaustion…

The EU Privacy Regulation is not an issue only for European companies!

European Union - September 11 2018 The EU privacy regulation is relevant not only for European entities but any business looking at Europe because of its extended scope of applicability…

Csődtörvény módosítása - tényleg veszélyben az egész magyar gazdaság?

Hungary - August 14 2018 A Csődtörvényt módosító új javaslattal kapcsolatban az elmúlt napokban egy népszerű hírportálon jelent meg nagyobb terjedelmű írás „Lex reptér:…