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27 October 2016
CMS’ investigation team in Hungary boosted by the...
16 Nov 16
Breakfast seminar: EU General Data Protection Regu...
European Commission publishes Corporate Tax Reform Package, relau...
As part of a Corporate Tax Reform Package, the EC has published four proposals for Council Directives. 1. Proposals to relaunch the Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base First, the European Commission (“EC”) has announced that it is relaunching its proposal.
12 October 2016
CEE Merger Clearance Matrix
05 Oct 16
Webinar: Brexit Management Intellectual Property
An EU and UK perspective
“Losers” lose: transfer of a back-up copy of software, unless aut...
The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”), in the Aleksandrs Ranks and Jurijs Vasilevics case (C-166/15), held that although in applying the UsedSoft case (C-128/11) “the initial acquirer of a copy of a computer program accompanied by an unlimited user licence.
28 September 2016
CEE Public Procurement Toolbox for Remedies
07 Sep 16
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (“EMIR”)...
The current status and future developments
How to challenge public procurements in CEE
In public procurement procedures, the EU Remedies Directives ensure that rapid and effective remedies are available in all EU countries when bidders believe that tender notices are challengeable or contracts have been awarded unfairly.
E-Commerce Sector Inquiry
Preliminary report published
New ICO privacy notices, transparency and control code – is it ti...
The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) released a revised code of practice (the “Code”) following a consultation on communicating privacy information to individuals. The purpose of the Code is to ensure transparency and accessibility to information regarding.
CMS opens office in Hong Kong
Commission gives guidance on local public support measures that d...
On 21 September 2016, the European Commission adopted five decisions on the financing of purely local activities that fall outside the scope of State aid rules. A public support measure can only qualify as State aid under European law if it affects or threatens.