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Regulations in Poland relating to entities providing services electronically (meaning practically all entities running Internet websites) have been amended. These changes derive from the new provisions of the EU law, in...more
The European Commission plans to introduce new rules to improve the safety regime applicable to non-food consumer products distributed in the EU.
The Commission has put forward a new package of measures to provide more...more
On February 27, 2013, the European Article 29 Working Party (a group comprising representatives from all of the data protection authorities of the EU Member States, referred to in this articles as “WP29”) issued an Opinion on...more
On March 14, 2013, the European data protection regulators (the Article 29 Working Party, or WP) issued a 30-page opinion addressing how mobile apps should comply with EU data protection law (the Opinion). The main focus of...more
This edition of our Franchising Update includes the following articles:
- The recently announced review of the Franchising Code.
- The Pie Face dispute – misleading information or inadequate due...more
Until recently, Canada was the only G8 country without specific anti-spam legislation. Canada’s new anti-spam legislation Bill C-28, commonly referred to as Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), is set to go into effect...more
In an interesting recent opinion, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rebuffed the Libyan Government’s bid to obtain a transfer to it of the domain name registration for libyanembassy.com from a “legalization...more
Changes in the epidemiological profile in Western countries during the last three decades have shown an increasing trend in the development of non-transmissible chronic diseases in the adult population. Nutrition-related...more
As part of its latest study on the effectiveness of industry self-regulation in preventing advertising and marketing of alcoholic beverages to underage audiences, on April 12, the Federal Trade Commission issued orders to...more
Are you one of those who have been monitoring the progress of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)?
If so, you may also have given some thought to the difference between the existing U.S. rules under the CAN-SPAM Act, and the...more
Brazil, as the seventh largest economy in the world, and the fifth largest nation in terms of land mass, continues to present great market opportunities to foreign investors. Product or service suppliers can enjoy great...more
Government bodies around the world are getting increasingly involved in regulating how social media is used.
On 1 March 2011, the UK Code of Non-Broadcast Advertising (known as the CAP Code) was extended to the online...more
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