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- Supporting healthy food options for students. On April 3, Senators Heidi…more
Media worldwide – and especially in the US – have this week been reporting a new French law that supposedly prohibits employees from answering emails after 6 pm.
The reporting on this issue has been misleading, however:…more
The US Department of Defense has published an Interim Final Rule assigning responsibilities and establishing requirements related to the National Industrial Security Program (NISP). See 79 Fed. Reg. 19467…more
A recent Wall Street Journal article – “Activist Investors Often Leak Their Plans to a Favored Few” – focused attention on “activist” investors and stock analysts who (as part of their bullish or bearish campaigns for or against…more
The news about the indictment of Charlie Shrem, the former vice president of Bitcoin Foundation, and Robert Faiella in the US because of their potential involvement in the laundering of more than $ 1 million bitcoin on the…more
Changes in the area of authorization documents -
On April 9, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine introduced changes to certain laws with regard to reduction of the number of authorization documents (Law of Ukraine "On Introduction…more
Early this month, the United States Supreme Court invalidated federal aggregate limits on individual political contributions in the case McCutcheon et al. v. Federal Election Commission....
...In McCutcheon, the Court was…more
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has issued an opinion in the legal challenge to the conflict minerals rule adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission in late 2012.
A divided court concluded…more
On the 6 March 2014, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) released terms of reference to progress work on the Optional Firm Access (OFA) framework initially outlined in the Transmission Frameworks Review published in…more
The FA has proposed amendments to its rules on gambling which, if approved by its shareholders at their AGM on 21 May, will come into effect from the start of the 2014-15 season. The amendments have already received…more
Three Dutch lotteries currently holding a license for organizing charity lotteries (the Nationale Postcode Loterij, BankGiro Loterij and Vrienden Loterij have expressed their wish to pay less to charitable organizations. Given…more
Recently the Article 29 Working Party, an independent advisory body composed by the representatives the EU Member States’ data protection authorities, issued a working document on draft model clauses for the international…more
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has issued a preliminary opinion that addresses some of the issues and convergences in EU data protection, consumer protection and competition laws that are not up to date with the…more
In This Issue:
Judgments; Legislation; and Reports.
- Excerpt from Reports: Queensland. Department of Health:
- 1 April 2014 - Legislative change to address doctors’ concerns. The power of the Queensland…more
In This Issue:
- PRIVACY BY DESIGN? FASHION FLAIR TRANSFORMS WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES: The rise of the wearables – and the data protection challenges they bring
- EFFECTIVELY DELIVERING IT SERVICES IN THE RETAIL…more
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