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12 June 2017
Den 30. maj 2017 har Folketinget vedtaget en ændring af færdselsloven, der gør det muligt at udføre forsøg med førerløse biler. Loven er bygget op således, at den virksomhed, der ønsker at udføre forsøg med førerløse biler, skal ansøge Transportministeriet om tilladelse. Ansøgningen skal indeholde en beskrivelse af forsøgsbilen, en plan for gennemførelse af forsøget, hvilken grad af automatisering, der er tale om, hvilke vejstrækninger forsøget skal gennemføres på samt en række nærmere detaljer om forsøgets gennemførelse.
12 June 2017
On 30 May 2017, the Danish Parliament adopted an amendment of the Danish Road Traffic Act allowing testing of self-driving cars. According to the amended Act, any company, that wishes to carry out testing with self-driving cars, must apply to the Ministry of Transportation for a permit. The application must contain a description of the test vehicle, a test implementation plan, specification of the involved degree of automatization, the stretches of road to be used, as well as a number of specific details about the test.
25 May 2017
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is poised to introduce significant changes to data protection law in the EU, which will impact on many organisations.

Case reviews

13 July 2017
In a judgment handed down on 13 July 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a jurisdiction clause in a marine insurance policy was not binding on a third party in respect of a direct claim brought against the insurer.
18 May 2017
Soon after its bird-strike decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued yet another decision regarding the interpretation of EU Regulation 261/2004 that deals with the rights of passengers in cases of cancellation, delay and denied boarding.
10 May 2017
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled in Marcela Pešková & Jiří Peška v Travel Service [04.05.17] that, in the context of EC Regulation 261/2004 (the Regulation), a collision between an aircraft and a bird is an “extraordinary circumstance”, which may exempt the carrier from its obligation to pay compensation.
 

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