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Day-After-Safe Harbor Action Plan
Posted on 6 Oct 2015 by Norton Rose Fulbright

by Boris Segalis , Marcus Evans and Jay Modrall As we have written extensively, the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ’s) ruling in the Schrems case on October 6, 2015 may effectively invalidate the US-EU Safe Harbor framework. While we believe... Read More

United Kingdom's New Laws on Cookies and E-commerce
Posted on 9 Jun 2011 by Duane Morris LLP

The United Kingdom's new laws for Web cookies and e-commerce come into force on Thursday, 26 May 2011. The new laws were announced in April after a consultation in which Duane Morris participated. The consultation was triggered by a new European... Read More

Public Procurement: Commission to seek equal treatment in the world’s procurement markets
Posted on 12 May 2011 by GreenbergTraurig

By: Stephen C. Tupper View Media Attachment In March 2011, the European Commission published its first annual report, to the European Council, on trade and investment barriers in third world countries. This is the latest round in a long... Read More

Canada's New Product Safety Law Takes Effect
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

View Media The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act ("CCPSA"), which received Royal Assent on December 15, 2010, came into force on June 20, 2011. Health Canada is responsible for administering the CCPSA, which replaces Schedule I of Canada's... Read More

Free Download: Excerpt-European Competition Laws: Denmark
Posted on 29 Sep 2010 by Frank L. Fine

Until October 1, 2000, competition law in Denmark was based on the Competition Act of 1997, which entered into force on January 1, 1998. At the time that it was enacted, the Act represented a significant change in Danish competition law because it... Read More

Report of the European Court of Auditors: “Are simplified customs procedures effectively controlled”?
Posted on 21 Jul 2010 by GreenbergTraurig

By Martin Ouwehand Recently, the European Court of Auditors ("the Court") published a special report on their website concerning the effectiveness of controls on simplified customs procedures for imports. Simplified customs procedures for... Read More

Executives: No faith in company strategy
Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by David Gibbs

Booz & Co . published results at the beginning of the year that evidenced company executives do not feel the company strategies will lead to success. A staggering 52% of those surveyed were of this opinion. The full survey and results can be found... Read More

Tags: Booz & Co , EU

Marco Mazzeschi on the Status of Implementation of the Blue Card Directive
Posted on 9 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

by Marco Mazzeschi Excerpt: The EU directive 2009/50 of May 29, 2009 (the so called "Blue Card Directive") was approved to improve the EU's ability to attract highly qualified workers from third countries.The aim was not only to enhance... Read More

Bank Governance and Multiple Directorships
Posted on 7 Jul 2011 by David Gibbs

OK, so I am beginning to see the light at the end of the data mining tunnel. Another two weeks and hopefully it will be done. Amid the data mining a recent blog post from Robert Goddard on Corporate Law and Governance noted that a report from The... Read More

EC publishes Green Paper on Modernising the Professional Qualifications Directives
Posted on 25 Aug 2011 by David Gibbs

The EC have published a Green Paper on 'Modernising the Professional Qualifications Directive ' (COM) 2011. This Green Paper seeks to modernise professional qualifications within the EU where the service sector accounts for 70% of GDP whereas... Read More