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EBA Guidelines
Information technology

On 25 February 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published new Guidelines on Outsourcing arrangements (the ‘Guidelines’) applicable to banks, investment firms, payment and electronic money institutions (hereinafter: financial institutions).

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Privacy & data protection

If you place an order on the Amazon e-commerce platform, you will not receive a fax number prior to ordering and the phone number is difficult to access. According to a German consumer organisation, this is in breach of the information obligations under German consumer legislation

Data processing
Privacy & data protection

The (Belgian) Data Protection Authority (DPA) recently published an opinion on the concepts of data controller and data processor.

social media apps
Privacy & data protection

Journalists are, to a certain extent, exempted from the application of the GDPR. Should everybody who publishes messages on Facebook, tweets on twitter, photos on Instagram or videos on YouTube, be qualified as “a journalist”?

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News & announcements

Timelex proudly presents the newest book from our Legal Consultant Niels Vandezande entitled “When an original is not an original”. This book is part of the KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law Series.

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Privacy & data protection

Timelex proudly assisted the European Commission with its assessment leading to the EU adequacy decision for Japan. The decision has a huge commercial impact for European and Japanese companies.

data breach
Privacy & data protection

Organizations may incur very high fines for failure to comply with the obligation to report data breaches. Therefore, make sure that your organization is well prepared for a possible personal data breach.

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Privacy & data protection

The French supervisory authority has imposed a fine of no less than € 50 million on Google for infringing the GDPR. What should companies remember from this CNIL decision?

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News & announcements

On 17 December 2018, the new EU Directive 2018/1972 of 11 December 2018 establishing the European Electronic Communications Code (“EECC”) was published in the EU Official Journal. 

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