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Brexit: Data protection
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • February 16 2017

Data protection is currently regulated in the UK via the Data Protection Act 1998, being the UK implementation of the EU Data Protection Directive


New EU content portability regime agreed with concerns still remaining about its potential impact on territorial licensing models
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • February 9 2017

Agreement was reached by the European Parliament, the Member States and the European Commission on Tuesday 7 February 2017 in respect of a new


Market Abuse Update July 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, Australia, United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 3 2016

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) and the Criminal Sanctions (Market Abuse) Directive came into application in Europe on 3 July. Various outstanding


Cyber Security Quarterly Round-Up - July 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA, Australia, United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 20 2016

Cyber security affects all businesses and industries and is a Board level agenda item. Our quarterly eBulletin provides a round-up of best practice


MAR Monday: the EU Market Abuse Regulation comes into application
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 4 2016

On 3 July 2016, the EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) (EU 5962014) replaced the Market Abuse Directive (MAD) and the current UK regimes for market


UK exit from the EU: sector by sector - environment
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 23 2015

At least 50 of UK environmental law derives from the EU. It has driven improvements in environmental standards and some sectors welcome a degree of


CJEU confirms validity of jurisdiction clauses agreed electronically by “click-wrapping”
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 1 2015

In a very recent decision, the Court of Justice of the EU has clarified the requirement under the Brussels Regulation for a jurisdiction agreement to


EU sanctions update: amendment to sanctions against Russia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, European Union
  • December 5 2014

Published in the Official Journal today are the anticipated amendments to Council Regulation (EU) No 8332014, as amended, together with a


New EU regulation establishing European Account Preservation Order Procedure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • July 16 2014

A new EU Regulation will come into force tomorrow establishing a European Account Preservation Order (EAPO) procedure to facilitate cross-border debt


Corporate crime update - May 2013 - United Kingdom
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • May 23 2013

The European Commission and the UK Government are investigating claims that oil giants BP and Shell have been fixing oil prices since 2002 following