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Protection des données à caractère personnel et surveillance des salariés

Protection des données à caractère personnel et surveillance des salariés
05/12/2018

Depuis le 25 mai 2018, le Règlement (UE) 2016/679 du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 27 avril 2016 relatif à la protection des personnes physiques à l'égard du traitement des données à caractère personnel et à la libre circulation de ces données, 

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	 CSSF Circular 18/698: impact on IT organisation and (cloud based) outsourcing for investment fund managers

CSSF Circular 18/698: impact on IT organisation and (cloud based) outsourcing for investment fund managers
03/12/2018

IT is key. This is not the slogan of an IT service provider but one of the lessons to be drawn from the CSSF Circular 18/698. Investment fund managers subject to this circular have strengthened obligations regarding their IT infrastructures, outsourcing, internal governance and data protection.

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GDPR in Luxembourg : the date protection act

GDPR in Luxembourg : the date protection act
30/10/2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) took direct effect in Luxembourg on 25 May 2018, but since it allows EU Member States latitude in specific areas, 

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Respect the GDPR - prevention is better than cure

Respect the GDPR - prevention is better than cure
16/10/2018

On 25 May 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (GDPR) entered into force.

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Monitoring at the workplace: a new legal framework in Luxembourg

Monitoring at the workplace: a new legal framework in Luxembourg
15/10/2018

If the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) harmonizes the data protection rules across Europe, it also leaves room for EU Member States to provide for more specific provisions in certain sensitive area. 

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Luxembourg Law complementing the GDPR

Luxembourg Law complementing the GDPR
01/10/2018

The Regulation (EU) 2016/679  of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (“GDPR”) which entered into force in May 2018 

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CJEU further clarifies key concepts of data protection law

CJEU further clarifies key concepts of data protection law
19/09/2018

On 10 July 2018, the EU Court of Justice rendered a judgement in a case relating to the data processing activities of the Jehovah’s Witnesses Community. The Court of Justice was asked by the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland whether a religious community such as Jehovah’s Witnesses could be regarded

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Implementation into Luxembourg law of EU Directive 2016/943 on trade secrets

Implementation into Luxembourg law of EU Directive 2016/943 on trade secrets
07/09/2018

Although the implementation should have been enacted by 9 June 2018, Luxembourg has finally published, on 13 August, the first draft bill implementing Directive 2016/943 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information. 

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Debranding Before Import Not Allowed

Debranding Before Import Not Allowed
09/08/2018

The CJEU sided with Mitsubishi and ruled that a trade mark proprietor has the right to oppose the removal by third parties of its trade marks and their replacement with other marks, even if the products

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 EU Trade Marks Should Be Distinctive Throughout the EU, Not Just a Significant Part Thereof

EU Trade Marks Should Be Distinctive Throughout the EU, Not Just a Significant Part Thereof
01/08/2018

In its recent Nestlé v Mondelez decision (C-84/17P, C-85/17P and C-95/17P), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) confirmed that the acquisition of distinctive character by non-traditional EU trade marks (EUTM) should be established for the entire European Union not just a substantial part thereof.

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