The EU's first ever comprehensive cybersecurity rules were published in the Official Journal at the beginning of this week. The Network and Information Security Directive is set to enter into force at the beginning of August and shall apply from May 2018 onwards. Taking a layered approach towards cybersecurity, it entails obligations for EU institutions, Member States and private organizations alike. Read on to find out more.
The internationally renowned legal ranking "Legal 500" last week published its list of the best law firms by sector and by country for 2016, based on a large-scale satisfaction survey of clients of the firms involved.
In its niche subjects time.lex is again recognised as a “top-tier” and “leading” firm with very high scores.
A few trends have combined in the last few year that have made the Affero GPL license increasingly more common. It combines open source innovation, cloud computing, and dual licensing options, for an ideal cocktail.
It took four years of negotiations, but the EU's institutions finally agreed on the text of the General Data Protection Regulation. While it will still take some time before the Regulation takes effect, it is nevertheless highly recommended to prepare for the (near) future.
What are the consequences of recent Facebook court cases for cross-border eCommerce business in the European Union? Here are three takeaways for every company doing business in Europe, from merchants selling goods or services online in Europe to cloud computing providers, social media platforms and many others.
time.lex has entered into a cooperation agreement with the German company ePrivacy which specialises in digital security to help companies to comply both with legal and technical requirements.
End of November 2015, BIS’ Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures published its report on digital currencies. The report describes the development of digital currencies and the implications for central banks, financial market infrastructures, the economy of digital currencies and the underlying decentralised payment mechanisms.
Read the press release of BIS: BIS Reports on Digital Currencies.
Brussels Legal conducted an interview with time.lex partner Geert Somers on niche law firms in Brussels.
time.lex successfully represented the Belgian Privacy Commission in its summary proceedings against Facebook before the President of the Brussels Court of First Instance.
What does the new Payment Services Directive mean for (Controlled) Access to the Account, XS2A, API Banking, Disruptive FinTech Start Ups, Security Guidelines, strong customer authentication, Open Banking, TPP’s ... ?