Cybersecurity and the EU: regulating for network security

With cyber security becoming an increasingly high profile issue, the European Commission has published proposals that it hopes will improve the EU's network resilience....

Digital Single Market: two new directive proposals for consumer contracts on digital content and...

At the end of 2015, the European Commission published two directive proposals. These proposals see to the supply of digital content (COM (2015) 634)...

The right to object

The future General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is good news for individuals – because they will be given additional and more powerful rights. This blog...

EU Commission issues a new digital single market strategy for Europe

The EU Commission has today (6th May 2015) issued a new Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe laying out the proposed roadmap for action...

Artificial Intelligence and IP – Part 1: Developing AI systems

What are the IP challenges for those building AI systems? Much will be familiar; today's AI systems are based on software and all the...

EU Commission proposes a new Digital Single Market strategy for the EU – some...

On 6 May 2015 the European Commission issued a Communication setting out its vision for a new 'Digital Single Market' for the European Union....

Post-Truth Regulation: Born in the USA, Coming of Age in Europe?

Following Donald Trump's dramatic and, some might say, surprising rise to power, questions remain as to the extent to which fake news stories such...

The Danish Tax Authority is now able to pursue VAT fraud within the international...

The Danish National Tax Board has given the ok for checking online stores' payment of VAT. The development comes after years of foreign online...

Legal Practice on the Edge of Disruption

The history of “disrupted” industries has one thing in common: At the beginning, the prevailing view in the industry is always that disruption could...

Cloud computing and privacy series: security requirements and guidance (part 3 of 6)

The issues related to confidentiality and security play an important role in data protection. This is even more so when considering an information technology...