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Ahead of Privacy – Netherlands Update

Draft ePrivacy regulation rejected by EU Council committee: In 2020 the EC will have to choose between re-drafting or withdrawalLast Friday, the Council’s position...

What Does Brexit Mean For Employees?

What are the people implications of Brexit under a no-deal scenario compared to what is likely to happen if a deal can be reached?...

Russia: Corporate Anti-Corruption Enforcement Research

Baker McKenzie is pleased to present the following report on Russian corporate anti-corruption enforcement that will provide both international companies operating in Russia and...

UK Statement on Legal Status of Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts

A UK Government-backed, industry-led initiative has published an expert legal statement recognising cryptoassets as property and smart contracts as enforceable agreements under English law....

UK Pensions – Time for a compliance health check?

There has been a swathe of new legislation and regulatory developments impacting defined benefit pension schemes in the UK over the last few years. And...

How are German Data Protection Authorities going to determine a fine? EUR 14.5 million...

In October 2019, the German Data Protection Authorities ("DPAs") published guidelines on how they are going to determine the amount of a fine in...

UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement: Key Implications

On 17 October 2019 the UK and EU approved a revised Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...

Sustainability Drives New “Right to Repair” Rules for Household Products in Latest Update to...

On 1 October 2019, the European Commission (EC) adopted a package of Ecodesign measures which, for the first time, include requirements for repairability and...

Third Annual Privacy Shield Review Confirms EU Commission’s Adequacy Decision

The European Union Commission ("Commission") has issued a report on its findings from the third annual Privacy Shield review, which took place in September....

Ukraine Ratifies Agreement to Implement FATCA

On 29 October 2019, the Parliament of Ukraine ratified the Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the United States of...

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