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GDPR: One Year On

The GDPR celebrated its first anniversary on 25 May 2019 - a good time to take stock. In this article, we look at how...

EU Adopts Ban on Certain Single-Use Plastics

What has happened? A year ago, the European Commission published a proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

You’re Invited! 13th Annual Conference on Trends and Developments in Global Competition Law

We are pleased to invite you to the ICC-Baker McKenzie Thirteenth Annual Conference 2019 on "Trends and Developments in Global Competition Law", which will...

Baker McKenzie Seminars: Impact of recent US and EU sanctions on international trade

Baker McKenzie is pleased to invite you to interactive seminars in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in October 2018 to discuss the implications of recent US and EU sanctions on international trade.

US Iran Sanctions and EU Blocking Regulation

The European Commission has started the process by which it would add US sanctions measures on Iran to the so-called Blocking Regulation.

Update on the European Product Liability Directive – Still Alive & Kicking

The European Commission has determined that, in broad terms, the Product Liability Directive, which has been in place for over 30 years, is still fit for purpose but requires further work.

Data Protection Officers Must Not Have a Conflict of Interest – Part 2

Under the European General Data Protection Regulation many companies will be required to appoint a Data Protection Officer. Violating the requirements relating to the appointment of a DPO can be sanctioned with fines of up to EUR 10 million or up to 2 percent of the total worldwide annual turnover, whichever is higher. So, who do you appoint as your DPO?

EU agrees six-month extension to Russia sectoral sanctions

European Union Leaders reached an agreement on the extension of the economic sanctions against Russia until July 2018.

EU: Injunctions and Collective Redress: A New Deal For Consumers?

Following the Injunctions Directive, the European Commission seeks ways to increase the availability collective civil litigation across the EEA while avoiding the US-style excess in class litigation.

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