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2 March 2016
We consider the potential product liability implications of cyber attacks on smart devices, focusing on the particular risks to manufacturers of medical devices.
6 January 2016
Negotiations have ended in Europe around the new data protection laws to replace the Data Protection Act 1988. New European Union (EU) legislation, informally agreed on 15 December 2015, will create a uniform set of rules across the EU fit for the digital era.
18 December 2015

The Portuguese insurance legal framework has set out to implement the Directive 2014/51/UE, commonly addressed as Solvency II. Its financial legal requirements mainly target insurance companies aiming to stabilise and strengthen the financial system.

Análisis de jurisprudencia

28 April 2016
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that the Montreal Convention must be interpreted as meaning that an air carrier which has concluded a contract of international carriage with an employer of persons carried as passengers is liable to that employer for damage occasioned by a delay.
10 February 2016
What is your employee getting app to? The recent case of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) concerned Bărbulescu’s dismissal by his employer for using the internet for personal communication during working hours, in breach of the company’s internet usage policy. The ECHR found that Bărbulescu’s right to private life and correspondence had been engaged but that his employer’s monitoring of his communications had been reasonable in the context of dismissal proceedings.
23 October 2015
On 6 October 2015, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the Safe Harbour Agreement, allowing transfers of personal data between the EU and the US, is invalid.

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