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Dr. Frank L. Fine Discusses Information Exchanges Under EU Competition Law: Heading For Regulatory Overload
Posted on 9 Dec 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

On this edition, Dr. Frank Fine, Director of EC Competition Law Advocates in Brussels, discusses the effect on companies that run afoul of EU rules on information exchanges. He discusses the type of information exchanges addressed by the European Commission'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

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

Beware if You Sell Online Products or Services to EU Residents: New EU Rules on Website Cookies and Data Breaches are in Effect
Posted on 9 Jun 2011 by GreenbergTraurig

View Media By: Heidi Salow | Erik Vollebregt In November 2009, the European Parliament amended the 2003 Privacy and Electronic Communications ("e-Privacy") Directive. These revisions have caused considerable uncertainty about... Read More

European Securities and Markets Authority Publishes Data on Approved and Passported Prospectuses
Posted on 11 Apr 2011 by David Gibbs

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published data on the amount of approved, sent and received prospectuses throughout the EU between 1 Jul 10-31st Dec 10. The last data (CESR/07-225) collected was between the period 1st July 05... Read More

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

U.S. and EU Restrictions on Doing Business with Iran
Posted on 18 Nov 2010 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

by Mark D. Herlach, Beverly J. Rudy, Christer L. Mossberg, Matthew L. Hazlett, Leanne Sobel, Christina J. Galus and Inna Zaltsman In recent months, there have been major developments regarding the economic sanctions imposed on Iran. In an effort... Read More

Greenberg Traurig European VAT, Customs and Trade Alert
Posted on 2 Jun 2011 by GreenbergTraurig

View Media Attachment By: Erik de Bie | Martin Ouwehand | Erik Zietse European Court of Justice rules on classification of set-top box and overrules Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature On April 14, the European Court of Justice... Read More

The New Europe: The Impact of the Lisbon Treaty
Posted on 6 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

The new pamphlet "The New Europe: The Impact of the Lisbon Treaty" provides an overview of the impact of the Lisbon Treaty on the transformation of the European Union into a cohesive geopolitical entity. Written by Prof. John J.A. Burke, long... Read More

EU-US talks on privacy may take up to 2 years
Posted on 27 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BRUSSELS - (AP) Negotiations for trans-Atlantic privacy protection agreement could take two years and limit governments' access to personal data while forcing them to delete inaccurate information, an EU official said Wednesday. The European Union's... Read More

EU to seek accord on climate, defer binding treaty
Posted on 13 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UNITED NATIONS - (AP) The European Union will push for agreement this year on specific items to put into a global climate treaty without trying to reach a binding accord until 2011, EU Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said Wednesday. Hedegaard... Read More

EU warns against proprietary software
Posted on 11 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BRUSSELS - (AP) The European Union's top Internet official took aim at Microsoft Corp. on Thursday, warning that governments can accidentally lock themselves into one company's software for decades by setting it as a standard for their technology... Read More

EU, IMF team in Athens to review deficit progress
Posted on 14 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

ATHENS Greece - (APINTL) A delegation from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union arrived in Athens Monday for an interim review of Greece's efforts to pull itself out of a major debt crisis that pushed it to the brink of default.... Read More

Nearly all EU energy may be renewable by 2050
Posted on 8 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BRUSSELS - (AP) Environmental campaigners Greenpeace and the European Renewable Energy Council say almost all the European Union's energy could come from renewable sources by 2050. They say a Thursday study they commissioned from the German Aerospace... Read More