The long-awaited Criminal Justice Bill 2017 is on its way. The new “failure to supervise” offence has survived intact despite several significant changes.
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.
The Russian government is preparing to introduce new counter-measures in response to US and EU sanctions. and filed a draft bill envisaging criminal liability for complying with Western sanctions.
The Council of Ministers recently approved Draft law n.º 67/2018 that will ensure the implementation of the GDPR in Portugal.
The Spanish Ministry of Justice issued Ministerial Order 319/2018 which requires Spanish non-listed companies to disclose their ultimate beneficial owners to the Companies Registry and keep said information updated.
Significant progress has been made over the past 11 months to bridge the differences between Japan's privacy protection requirements under the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and those of the EU under the GDPR.
Spanish Supreme Court admits employee e-mails obtained in the course of an internal investigation...
A judicial decision has confirmed the admissibility as evidence, to justify a dismissal, of the emails of the dismissed employee obtained in the course of an internal investigation.
The Irish Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Bill 2017 is on its way and will introduce a range of new offences which modernise the Irish anti-corruption code.
A UK refurbishment contractor has been found guilty under Section 7 of the UK Bribery Act 2010 for failure to prevent bribery. The case represents the first time that a jury has considered an "adequate procedures" defence under the UKBA.
7 March 2018 saw the long-awaited public launch of the UK Government’s new Code of practice on consumer product safety related recalls and other corrective actions.