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News: UK-EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement N° 1

  On 24 December 2020, with a certain political theatricality, agreement on a UK-EU Trade and Co-operation (the “TCA”) was announced. In the opening paragraph of his foreword to the Summary Explainer of the TCA (the “Summary…

Schrems II Judgment of 16 July 20: Personal Data Transfers to the USA

  “The case raises issues of very major, indeed fundamental, concern to millions of people within the European Union and beyond. Firstly, it is relevant to the data protection rights of millions of residents of the [EU]. Secondly,…

Join us! FLINN Cup - Inter Law Firm Competition

The FLINN Cup is the 7th regatta of the Ostend Cup series, organized by Ostend Sailing each year during the first week-end of September. It includes a friendly INTER LAW FIRM COMPETITION amongst Belgian and International Law Firms. We…

CETA Opinion from the CJEU

The Brussels Office of the UK Law Societies and Flinn Law firm held a panel discussion Tuesday morning, 14 May, about the EU Court of Justice (CJEU) Opinion (delivered on 30th April) regarding the CETA Investment Court System (ICS) and the autonomy…

‘To be, or not to be’ … Brexit, Act III

Scene 1: The risk profile of key border-related systems On February 28, the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee issued a statement that it had published as evidence, a National Audit Office memorandum, “The UK border: preparedness…

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…

New member welcomed into the Lawrope Network of International Lawyers

We are all very pleased to welcome our newest member into our network of international lawyers. The new member is FLINN from Brussels, Belgium. The contact partner at the firm is Benoit Simpelaere – Benoit.simpelaere@flinn.law FLINN…