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Corporate Crime & Investigations Update - 8 September 2017
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Belgium, Mali, North Korea, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela
  • September 8 2017

In a speech to the Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime, the Director of the SFO, David Green CB QC, has spoken of the value for money provided by


The Data Retention Saga Continues: European Court of Justice and EU Member States Scrutinize National Data Retention Laws
  • Jones Day
  • Belgium, European Union, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden
  • August 11 2016

Triggering a landslide of legislative reforms and legal battles, the European Court of Justice’s (“ECJ”) landmark judgment of April 8, 2014, Digital


Belgium Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Belgium, European Union
  • January 5 2017

Since June an audit engagement for listed companies, banks, insurers and settlements institutions is limited to 10 years, extendable to 20 years if


How to exercise your right to be forgotten
  • Peeters Advocaten
  • Belgium, European Union
  • March 17 2017

The European Court of Justice confirmed that every individual has the right to exercise his right to be forgotten and to request that search results


Court of Cassation: right to privacy encompasses (online) ‘right to be forgotten’
  • Stibbe
  • Belgium
  • October 13 2016

On 29 April 2016, the Court of Cassation dismissed an appeal lodged by the Belgian newspaper Le Soir against the ruling of the Court of Appeal of


Court of Appeal rejects the Belgian courts’ jurisdictional competence regarding Facebook Inc. and Facebook Ireland
  • Stibbe
  • Belgium, European Union
  • October 13 2016

On 29 June 2016 the Court of Appeal of Brussels rejected the suit filed by the Belgian Privacy Commission against Facebook Inc., Facebook Ireland and


Belgium - Facebook faced with a daily fine of EUR 250,000 for profiling data subjects
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • Belgium
  • December 16 2015

In a preliminary ruling the court in Brussels has charged Facebook with a daily fine of EUR 250,000 for breaches involving the profiling of data


Global privacy & cybersecurity update Issue 8 - November 2015
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, USA, Netherlands, Peru, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico
  • November 16 2015

In July, President Obama appointed Dr. Raymond Cook to the position of Chief Information Officer of the Intelligence Community, Office of the


Belgian criminal court fines Yahoo! for non-disclosure of personal data to Public Prosecutor
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Belgium
  • March 16 2009

On 2 March 2009, a Belgian Criminal court (Tribunal correctionnel de Termonde, No. DE 20.95.160825) fined Yahoo! Inc., 55,000 ($69,598) for refusing to disclose to a Belgian Public Prosecutor the personal data of its e-mail users who were under criminal investigation for fraud


Belgian Supreme Court introduces concept of reasonable expectation of privacy
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Belgium
  • December 15 2008

On September 9, 2008, the Belgian Supreme Court (Court de Cassation), ruling in a criminal case, interpreted the secrecy of electronic communications in light of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Article 17 of UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Right to Privacy