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Digital platforms – The gatekeepers under the EU’s new Digital Markets Act

Digital platforms – The gatekeepers under the EU’s new Digital Markets Act
18/01/2021

In December last year the European Commission published its much anticipated draft Digital Markets Act. 

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Digital services act package

Digital services act package
22/12/2020

On 15 December 2020, the European Commission published a long-awaited set of rules intended to reform the online space, in two parts: (i) the proposal for a regulation on a Single Market for Digital Services and amending Directive 2000/31/EC, called the “Digital Services Act” or “DSA”

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CJEU clarifies legality of surveillance legislation for national security

CJEU clarifies legality of surveillance legislation for national security
20/11/2020

Recently, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) ruled on case C-623/171 and the joined cases C-511/18, C-512/182 and C-520/183 (the “Joined Cases”) on the lawfulness of national security laws of the United Kingdom, France and Belgium,

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Finally some practical EDPB guidance on how to make international data transfers lawful

Finally some practical EDPB guidance on how to make international data transfers lawful
13/11/2020

After a long, four-month wait, we finally have recommendations from the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) on “supplementary measures” in the context of international transfers of personal data –

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New rules on online platform transparency

New rules on online platform transparency
06/11/2020

New EU platform-to-business rules aimed at enhancing transparency of online platforms for business users are now applicable. Implementation of certain procedural aspects in Luxembourg is pending. 

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Réglement « Platform to Business » : nouvelles obligations pour les plateformes en ligne visant à la protection renforcée de leurs utilisateurs professionnels

Réglement « Platform to Business » : nouvelles obligations pour les plateformes en ligne visant à la protection renforcée de leurs utilisateurs professionnels
28/09/2020

Le 12 juillet 2020 est entré en vigueur le Règlement P2B (Règlement UE 2019/1150), fixant des règles visant à garantir l’équité et la transparence dans le traitement des entreprises utilisatrices de plateformes d’intermédiation en ligne.

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New controller-processor guidelines: beware of impact on data processing agreements

New controller-processor guidelines: beware of impact on data processing agreements
14/09/2020

Armed with useful flowcharts to help organisations determine their role, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has published new guidelines on the concepts of "controller", "processor" and "joint controller".

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Update on international transfers of personal data - Privacy Shield invalidated and new requirement around the use of Standard Contractual Clauses: which actions should you take?

Update on international transfers of personal data - Privacy Shield invalidated and new requirement around the use of Standard Contractual Clauses: which actions should you take?
07/08/2020

In the context of the “Schrems II” case held before the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”), some mechanisms used to transfer personal data out of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) have been fully invalidated (Privacy Shield) while others (Standard Contractual Clauses)  – although validated by the CJUE –

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	 Luxembourg law on e-signature and other trust e-services now fully consistent with the eIDAS Regulation

Luxembourg law on e-signature and other trust e-services now fully consistent with the eIDAS Regulation
30/07/2020

Bill No 7427 was adopted on 17 July 2020 and published on 28 July 2020 (click here). The new law modifies the Luxembourg Act of 14 August 2000 on electronic commerce (the e-Commerce Act) to bring it into line with Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (the eIDAS Regulation). 

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Schrems II, the day after - What actions do you need to take with regard to your international data transfers?

Schrems II, the day after - What actions do you need to take with regard to your international data transfers?
23/07/2020

Yesterday (16 July 2020), the European Court of Justice issued its breaking judgement in the ‘Schrems II’ case. You can read more about the Court’s ruling on our websi

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