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...
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...
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...
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
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...
by Marco Mazzeschi
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...
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...
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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
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...
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...
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.
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...
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....
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...