Creation of the Belgian Data Protection Authority

What’s in a name? On the 25th of May 2018, the day from which the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is applicable, the Belgian Commission for the Protection of Privacy (CVPV/CBPL) will change its name to the Belgian Data Protection…

Uber faces ECJ challenge as court rules it is ‘a transport service'

Ride-sharing app Uber was again left reeling by a legal decision last month after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) found that the firm is essentially a transport, not information sharing service. The European court issued a decision…

New Year’s Data Protection headache?

The General Data Protection Regulation or ‘GDPR’ will apply throughout the EEA, to all sectors of economic activity, from 25 May 2018. It establishes much stricter requirements to be able to practical compliance with the new data protection…

Attorneys Rating Magazines has selected Emerenciano, Baggio e Associados

Attorneys Rating Magazines has selected Emerenciano, Baggio e Associados for another consecutive year:

Public Markets and CETA

Chapter 19 of CETA deals with public procurement.  It quite faithfully replicates the provisions and undertakings contained in the revised Government Procurement Agreement (“GPA”) agreed upon within the World Trade Organisation (“WTO”);…

All I want for Christmas is...to be ready for gender pay gap reporting!

You may be congratulating yourself on your early Christmas shopping and smugly admiring your perfectly wrapped presents but are you ready for that other important deadline?...Gender pay gap reporting! If you haven’t already started your…

Is the GDPR applicable in a (pure) B2B Context?

On Tuesday, 6th December, FLINN had their second client workshop about the GDPR.  The diverse audience included retailers, manufacturers in the food and beverages industry, franchise networks, IT, healthcare and financial sector companies as…

Why Data Protection is a Board level issue

The message is clear – data protection is a board level issue with board level consequences.  Cases such as the decision in Various Claimants v Morrisons Supermarkets PLC illustrate how organisations can be liable for data protection breaches…