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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.

2 September 2015
The reform of data protection rules across the EU has been a priority for the European Commission (EC) for many years. The EC are concerned about the ‘internet of things’ and the impact it, and the globalisation of data exchange, will have on civil liberties and the role companies and other bodies play in protecting it.

Análisis de jurisprudencia

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.
10 December 2014
The European Court of Justice ruled that mobile stairs colliding with an aircraft does not constitute “extraordinary circumstances” within the meaning of Article 5 (3) the Regulation 261/2004 on passenger rights.
 

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