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Nieuwe EETS-Richtlijn treedt op 18 april 2019 in werking

Nieuwe EETS-Richtlijn treedt op 18 april 2019 in werking
19/04/2019

Op 18 april 2019 treedt de nieuwe Richtlijn (EU) 2019/520 van het Europees Parlement en de Raad van 19 maart 2019 "betreffende de interoperabiliteit van elektronische tolheffingssystemen voor het wegverkeer en ter facilitering van de grensoverschrijdende uitwisseling van informatie over niet-betaling van wegentol in de Unie" in werking.

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EU publiceert richtlijnen rond ethisch gebruik van ArtificiŽle Intelligentie

EU publiceert richtlijnen rond ethisch gebruik van ArtificiŽle Intelligentie
18/04/2019

De Europese Unie heeft afgelopen week een reeks richtlijnen gepubliceerd die bedrijven en overheden een leidraad moeten geven bij het ontwikkelen van AI-toepassingen op een ethische manier.

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Mr. Miguel Troncoso-Ferrer

Nike ned EUR 12.5 million by Commission for imposing cross-border sales restrictions on its contracts with licensees
09/04/2019

The Commission has established that Nike’s non-exclusive licensing and distribution agreements breached article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU (“TFEU”).

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EU Advocate General gives Internet cookie opinion that could impact data privacy regs

EU Advocate General gives Internet cookie opinion that could impact data privacy regs
03/04/2019

Advocate General Maciej Szpunar, a senior legal adviser to the EUs Court of Justice (CJEU), delivered an opinion (Case C?673/17) in a case concerning the questions: should websites actually give users the choice to accept cookies and to what extent? 

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Europese Unie zet haar strijd tegen vervalsing van geneesmiddelen voort

Europese Unie zet haar strijd tegen vervalsing van geneesmiddelen voort
02/04/2019

In navolging van de Europese Richtlijn 2011/62/EU van 8 juni 2011 ter bestrijding van vervalste geneesmiddelen, zijn op 9 februari 2019 Europese veiligheidsmaatregelen van kracht gegaan die door de verschillende spelers in de distributieketen van geneesmiddelen moeten worden nageleefd. Deze maatregelen dienen de authenticiteit van geneesmiddelen te waarborgen.

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Mr. Miguel Troncoso-Ferrer

Commission imposes EUR1.49 billion ne on Google for abusing its dominance in the online advertising intermediation market
02/04/2019

On 20 March 2019, Google was ned EUR 1.49 billion for infringing EU Competition Law

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Mrs. Christel Brion
Mrs. Florence Verhoestraete

European SPC Waiver for Export and Stockpiling of Generics and Biosimilars
29/03/2019

On 14 February 2019, the Committee of the Permanent Representatives of the Governments of the Member States (Coreper) endorsed a draft regulation which introduces an exception to the protection granted to a medicinal product by a supplementary protection certificate (SPC) for export purposes and/or stockpiling. Next step is submission to the European Parliament and Council for adoption.

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EU and Belgium pass laws protecting UK expat and EU citizen's rights post-Brexit

EU and Belgium pass laws protecting UK expat and EU citizen's rights post-Brexit
26/03/2019

In a bid to tackle the consequences of a possible Hard Brexit on EU nationals living in the UK and UK nationals living on the continent, on 22 February 2019 the Committee of Permanent Representatives in the EU (Coreper)

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Mergers to be controlled in both Brussels and London in case of no-deal Brexit

Mergers to be controlled in both Brussels and London in case of no-deal Brexit
22/03/2019

In a UK parliamentary vote on March 14, MPs voted to ask the EU for a delay to Brexit and rejected the idea of leaving the EU without a deal under any circumstances. 

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Impact of Brexit on the litigation rules of the Brussels and Rome EU Regulations

Impact of Brexit on the litigation rules of the Brussels and Rome EU Regulations
15/03/2019

On 29 March 2019, the United Kingdom is supposed to leave the European Union as a consequence of the referendum held in the UK on 23 June 2016.  UK Parliament confirmed the leave decision of the referendum and UK Prime Minister May notified the start of the 2-year exit procedure foreseen in article 50 of the EU Treaty to EU President Tusk by letter of 29 March 2017[i]

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