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E-Privacy does not end with the GDPR

The EU Proposal for an e-Privacy Regulation, that will repeal the Directive 2002/58/EC (amended by 2009/136/EC), is increasingly raising concerns among digital companies for it may have a financial impact...

Written on: 22 Jun 2018


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The European Commission is proposing a new Directive to strengthen the protection of whistleblowers across the EU

The proposed Directive – which requires approval from the European Parliament and European Commission – aims to provide a high level of protection for whistleblowers who report breaches of EU...

Written on: 22 Jun 2018


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Spain’s first judicial rulings on employment relationship in collaborative economy companies

The Social Courts number 11 in Barcelona and number 6 in Valencia have declared that the relationship that unites Take Eat Easy (a now defunct company) and Deliveroo with their...

Written on: 21 Jun 2018


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Supreme Court upholds restrictions on VTC (Spanish acronym of transport service through rented car with driver)

In a controversial ruling, the Spanish Supreme Court upheld the restrictions imposed by administration on the VTC on the basis of the 'right balance' that must exist between such sector and...

Written on: 21 Jun 2018


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Taxation of crypto-currencies under the principles set out by the Spanish Directorate for Taxes

You will find below a brief summary, together with an analysis and a commentary, on several tax issues related to crypto-currencies, which have been expressly addressed by the Spanish General...

Written on: 21 Jun 2018


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The power of data – understanding the future of smart energy

Renewables are an increasingly important component of the new energy solution. As a form of distributed generation, a huge amount of data is associated with the operation and management of...

Written on: 14 Jun 2018


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TOP SECRET! How have Member States implemented the new EU Trade Secrets Directive?

All businesses hold confidential information. For some, confidential know-how can be at least as important as registered IP such as patents. Yet the legal protections given to trade secrets across...

Written on: 8 Jun 2018


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The Community of Madrid amends the Regional Land Law regarding new urban planning developments.

The amendment of the Regional Land Law completes the existing legal framework applicable to the development and execution of the urbanization works, enabling to conduct the urban execution units (unidades...

Written on: 28 May 2018


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Valid consent within the framework of the General Data Protection Regulation

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, consent still legitimizes the processing of personal data. However, in order to provide more protection and control over personal data, the General...

Written on: 28 May 2018


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