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Article 29 Working Party update on GDPR implementation

In its summary press release, the WP29 has given an update on the issues it discussed, including GDPR.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 25 April 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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State Attorneys General zero in on elder abuse, financial exploitation

State AG offices have augmented and sharpened their tools for investigating exploitation of the elderly.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 25 April 2018 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement

Article 29 Working Party makes recommendations following submission of Code of Conduct for Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers

The Article 29 Working Party has sent a letter to Alban Schmutz, President of Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe in response to the organisation’s submission of a draft Code of Conduct for Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 24 April 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

European Commission decision published on the acquisition of HSDG by Maersk

The European Commission has published its decision in relation to the acquisition of Hamburg Süd (HSDG) by Maersk.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 24 April 2018 | Practice Area: EU Competition Law

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FTC sends warning letters to companies over warranty claims

The Federal Trade Commission has sent warning letters to six major companies that market and sell automobiles, cellular devices, and video gaming systems.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 23 April 2018 | Practice Area: Warranties

Congress poised to invalidate agency guidance document in unprecedented use of the Congressional Review Act – could it provide a roadmap for relief for the health industry?

Congress is poised to use the Congressional Review Act in an unprecedented manner, as determined by the Government Accountability Office.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 23 April 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

European Commission VP comments on harmonisation and monetising user data, and guidance on the direct application of the GDPR is issued

Developments in the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy regarding harmonisation and monetising user data, as well as the GDPR.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 20 April 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

UK government publishes response to its consultation on the Directive on security of networks and information systems

The UK government has published its response to a public consultation on the EU Directive on security networks and information systems.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 18 April 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

Facebook announces plan to implement GDPR globally

Facebook has announced it is launching a range of new privacy tools in an effort to “put people in more control over their privacy.”

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 18 April 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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Investment treaty tribunal confirms trademark licences can be qualifying investments entitled to treaty protection

Bridgestone’s tire dispute in Panama opens door for milestone interpretation of investment treaty protection for trademarks.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 17 April 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

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