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DLA Piper GDPR and Data Breach Survey 2024

2023 was a record year for GDPR enforcement with aggregate fines increasing by more than 14% to EUR 1.78bn and a new record fine of EUR 1.2bn levied against Meta

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AI governance posing biggest challenge to AI deployment reveals law firm DLA Piper in research …

Global law firm DLA Piper today publishes its in-depth report "AI Governance: Balancing Policy, Compliance, and Commercial Value".

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04/06/24
New Regulation on Instant Credit Transfers – Key takeaways.

Instant credit transfers are credit transfers which are executed immediatel…

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12/03/24
Launch of coordinated enforcement action on the right of acc…

On 28 February, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) launched its Coor…

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DORA: first set of final level 2 rules for ICT and third-party risk management and incident reporting framewor…

The ESAs have published the first set of final draft technical standards under DORA aimed at enhancing the digital operational resilience of the EU fi…

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ICT-related incident reporting – new CSSF Circular and Regulation

On 5 January 2024, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) issued Circular CSSF 24/847 (CSSF Circular). At the same time, the CSSF …

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EU Regulation on artificial intelligence is coming

After two years of negotiation and a final session of trilogue that lasted hours, on 9 December 2023 the European Parliament and the Council of the EU…

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Key Takeaways of ALIA’s White Paper on the regulation of tomorrow's media

Electronic media in Luxembourg are currently regulated by the Law of 27 July 1991 on electronic media (“Electronic Media Law”). This law adopts a chan…

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European Parliament adopts final version of the Data Act

On 9 November 2023, the European Parliament formally and overwhelmingly adopted, by a majority of 481 votes in favour, 31 votes against and 71 abstent…

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Draft Law No. 8291 on the digital operational resilience of the financial sector

On 4 August 2023, the draft law No. 8291 (the "Draft Law") aimed at (i) implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/2554 of 14 December 2022 on the digital oper…

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Who says fashion can’t be sustainable?

Consumers are becoming increasingly environmentally conscious and focused on sustainability, especially within the fashion industry, which accounts fo…

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Contemplated new framework to modernise payment services

On 28 June 2023, the European Commission published a Proposal for a Directive on payment services and electronic money services in the internal market…

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EU Commission adopts new adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Protection Framework

After years of negotiations between the eu and the us, the eu commission concluded that the us offers an adequate level of protection for personal dat…

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GDPR – New data transfer adequacy decision for the transfer of data between the United States and EU in force …

Following the invalidation of the Privacy Shield adequacy decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union on 16 July 2020 (see our article here…

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Some useful clarifications on right of access under GDPR

The year 2023 has seen a number of clarifications with respect to the right of access under the GDPR:

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New law adopted on the whistleblowers’ protection transposing the EU Directive 2019/1937 of the European Parli…

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Entry into force of the law of 16 May 2023 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law: empl…

On 16 May 2023, the Luxembourg Parliament (Chambre des députés) adopted the long-awaited law (the "Law") transposing Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the E…

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Publication of Luxembourg law on whistleblowing

The law of 16 May 2023 (the “Law”) implements Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2019 on the protection of pe…

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Protection of whistle-blowers: what you need to know about the new law

On 16 May 2023, Bill of law No. 7945 was exempted from the second constitutional vote, meaning that Luxembourg will soon have a whistleblowing law, wh…

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Whistle-blower protection: first constitutional vote

Luxembourg will soon have a Whistle-blower Protection Law as theParliament voted the Bill of law no. 7945 on 2 May 2023 (first constitutional vote)

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New DLT Pilot Regime arrives in Luxembourg

On 23 march 2023, both the dlt pilot regime and the blockchain law iii will become applicable.

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Implementation of the DLT pilot regime in Luxembourg – Blockchain law III

On 9 March 2023, bill of law 8055 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) 2022/858 on a pilot regime for market infrastructures based…

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NIS 2 Directive: an increased scope for a safer and cybercrime-free Union?

The NIS 2 Directive (EU 2022/2555 on measures for a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union) entered into force on 16 January 2023, amends…

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Intellectual property rights over software – recent case

The Court of Cassation confirmed in a recent decision that it is not possible to transfer rights over software without clear and precise provision in …

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