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Legal 500 Chambers
News & announcements

Timelex has again received very good reviews in 2018. This is evident from the rankings that are compiled annually by the leading Legal 500 and Chambers.

The extraterritorial scope of the GDPR
Privacy & data protection

On 23 November 2018 the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published its ‘Guidelines on the territorial scope of the GDPR’. With these guidelines, the EDPB responds to many doubts of companies located outside the EU as to whether they are subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well.

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).

Amazon Kindle
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”?

cover
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.

Logo EC
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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