Brexit – Are You Ready?

Businesses themselves have little or no role or influence in the vote on 23 June 2016, but if a Brexit vote does happen, businesses can and should have a significant role in what comes next.

Limits on EU information requests in competition investigations: ECJ provides clarification

The European Court of Justice handed down judgments that provide useful clarification regarding limits on information requests issued by the European Commission in antitrust investigations - in particular as regards the statement of reasons to be provided.

Spanish Constitutional Court: Companies will be able to monitor their employees with video-surveillance cameras

The Spanish Constitutional Court decided that companies will be able to monitor their employees with video-surveillance cameras, without being required to give explanation of their specific purpose.

EU General Data Protection (GDPR) Game Plan Series – Part 2

With the GDPR set to become effective mid-2018, companies would be wise to assess sooner rather than later how the GDPR will affect their business models and data processing practices and start formulating a Game Plan to address the transitional steps they would need to take locally, regionally and globally to become GDPR compliant.

EU – U.S. Privacy Shield Unveiled

On February 29, 2016, the European Commission published a draft adequacy decision and related documents that are intended to implement the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.

Baker & McKenzie’s EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook 2015

Baker & McKenzie has published the first edition of EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook 2015. The handbook covers 23 jurisdictions and answers the most important questions in connection with corporate liability.

UN, US, EU, and Switzerland impose tough new sanctions on North Korea as a...

Following the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's latest nuclear test and rocket launch on 6 January 2016 and 7 February 2016 respectively, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2270 (2016) on 2 March 2016.

The Spanish Supreme Court Confirms Corporate Criminal Liability

The Spanish Supreme Court ruled, for the first time, that companies can incur criminal liability.

Resellers’ Online Sales: Don’t “Add to Your Basket” an Antitrust Fine

Creating a successful online retail strategy has never been more difficult, especially if restrictions affect Europe.

Baker & McKenzie Launches 2016 Global Data Protection Enforcement Report

We surveyed local counsel in 37 jurisdictions throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC, and asked them to describe the legal risks associated with violations of data protection laws, and summarize enforcement activities among local data protection authorities.

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