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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

An EU Approach to Class Action Litigation

• A U.S.-style class action regime looms large in the European Union. • The current draft legislation imports certain hallmarks of the system celebrated by U.S. plaintiffs’ lawyers, but there is uncertainty over what...more

Dentons

EU Banking and Finance Regulatory Newsletter - May 2019

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Europe has voted. 751 MEPs will now be taking their seats. The new Commission is in the process of being formed despite some spats on the Spitzenkandidat process including between the European Parliament and the Consilium –...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Sabre's previously announced acquisition runs into regulatory trouble; enforceability of...

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This week’s Update features a number of stories on important developments in the EU. Enjoy....more

Dentons

EU Banking and Finance Regulatory Newsletter - April 2019

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Spring has sprung across most of Europe, and—while that has meant a range of parliamentary recesses, including the end of the current term of the European Parliament and thus a slow to the remainder of the EU legislative...more

Dechert LLP

Brexit Postponed…and Softened?

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Brexit has been postponed again, until at least 31 October 2019, but with the possibility that it may occur sooner, maybe even within a few weeks....more

Morgan Lewis

European Parliament Approves Controversial EU Copyright Directive

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The European Parliament plenary voted 348 to 274 on March 26 to approve the Directive on Copyright and Related Rights in the Digital Single Market (Copyright Directive). Originally proposed in September 2016, the current text...more

Dentons

European Parliament approves the new Directive on Copyright

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After almost three years of intense debates, EU MPs formally passed the new Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market on March 26th, 2019. The text was adopted in plenary session by 348 votes in favor, 274 against...more

Morgan Lewis

EU Adopts First Foreign Direct Investment Regulation

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The European Parliament adopted a new regulation on March 19 establishing a bloc-wide framework for the screening by EU member states of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the European Union (the FDI Regulation). The FDI...more

Hogan Lovells

DSM Watch: EU Copyright Directive passed by European Parliament

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Today a short time ago the EU Parliament voted to pass the draft Copyright Directive into EU law.  After adoption by the EU Council (representatives of Member State governments) and official publication, it will become EU...more

Dentons

European Parliament agrees on proposed EU measures to screen foreign direct investments

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On February 14, 2019, the European Parliament (EP) plenary session agreed to adopt an EU mechanism for screening foreign direct investments (FDI) in order to protect strategic sectors....more

Hogan Lovells

EU Copyright Directive: Breakthrough

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Last night the Commission, the European Parliament and the Council finally agreed the text of the long-awaited draft Copyright Directive....more

White & Case LLP

Restructuring across Europe – a new era?

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All three institutions of the European Union have now approved the EU Preventive Restructuring Framework Directive. This is the EU's first attempt to "harmonise" insolvency laws across the Member States, that have disparate...more

Hogan Lovells

EU: New developments in the SPC manufacturing waiver legislative process

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Following the European Commission’s draft proposal for implementing the so-called SPC manufacturing waiver the Committee on Legal Affairs of the European Parliament published a draft report on presenting its suggested...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

Japan’s data protection framework is not yet adequate, say EU legislators

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Two key European Union bodies have told the European Commission that they will not approve its draft adequacy decision on the protection of personal data afforded by Japan until their concerns are addressed....more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Brexit – The Week Ahead (Week of December 10)

Monday, December 10 – Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruling on whether the United Kingdom can unilaterally revoke Article 50 (08:00 GMT); House of Commons debate on Brexit deal continues from around 15:30/16:30...more

White & Case LLP

Brexit Countdown – Trade in Goods and Services

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UK Prime Minister May and the political leaders of the EU-27 have endorsed the draft Withdrawal Agreement that is intended to end the UK’s membership of the EU on 29 March 2019. They have also indicated their support for the...more

Fenwick & West LLP

European Parliament Endorses Upload Filters

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In September 2016, the European Commission, which is the executive cabinet for the European Union, issued a Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. On...more

Fenwick & West LLP

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Fall 2018

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In This Issue - Gender Diversity in Patenting: Current Landscape and Recommendations - The gender gap in patenting is a current challenge that companies face. While this issue seems pervasive, companies and lawyers can...more

Hogan Lovells

The European Parliament adopted a report on the Commission Proposal for a Regulation on Health Technology Assessment

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On 4 October 2018, the European Parliament adopted its Report on the Commission Proposal for a Regulation on Health Technology Assessment (HTA)....more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Distributed Ledger Technologies

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The European Parliament has adopted a non-legislative resolution entitled "distributed ledger technologies and blockchains: building trust with disintermediation." Of particular relevance to the financial services sector, the...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Trademark, Copyright &...

European Union Copyright Directive’s Back on the Radar

We previously commented in early July on the proposed European Union (“EU”) Copyright Directive. At that time, the proposed Directive had just endured a setback before the Parliament, which decided to revise it. After the...more

Hogan Lovells

DSM Watch – New EU Copyright Directive: Parliament votes to retain controversial aspects

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After weeks and weeks of debate and the failure to reach a parliamentary consensus in July, the European Parliament today paved the way towards the long-awaited start of the trilogue negotiations amongst the Parliament, the...more

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

August 2018: France: Adoption of Trade Secrets Law

On June 21, 2018, the French Senate finally passed a law that creates a specific regime for the protection of trade secrets, a legal concept that, until now, had remained undefined in the country. This law, which was the...more

King & Spalding

Protection of Scientific Dossiers Under Discussion: Proposal for EU Regulation on Transparency and Sustainability in the Food...

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On April 11, 2018, the European Commission presented its Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain (COM(2018)...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - July 2018

In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine California's new sweeping privacy law, two U.S. agencies' report on "botnet" threats and the European Parliament's call to suspend the Privacy Shield....more

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