Brexit: What’s happening and what comes next?

It’s been a hectic year in news, with the coronavirus pandemic and the US presidential election dominating the headlines. Brexit deadlines have come and gone, but now it’s fair ... Read More
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GDPR non-compliance: Multinational clothes retailer fined more than €35 million

Clothes retailer H&M has been fined more than €35 million in relation to employee record-keeping practices – the highest financial penalty imposed in Germany to-date in relation to non-compliance ... Read More
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Venezuela wins UK court decision in battle to get its gold back

The UK’s appeals court has ruled in favor of President Nicolas Maduro’s government in the battle to repatriate Venezuela’s $1 billion worth of gold held at the Bank of ... Read More
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Germany puts ex-Audi CEO on trial over ‘dieselgate’

Five years after “dieselgate” emissions cheating revelations rocked the car industry, ex-Audi CEO Rupert Stadler on Wednesday becomes the first top executive to stand trial in Germany. Stadler, 57, ... Read More
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Paris wins legal battle against Airbnb hosts in European high court

The European Court of Justice has upheld a French law that gives cities and towns the right to block short-term property rentals, a decision that may open the way ... Read More
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Irish High court freezes probe into Facebook’s EU-U.S. data flows

Ireland’s High Court on Monday (14 September) temporarily froze a probe by Facebook’s lead European Union regulator that threatened to halt the U.S. social media giant’s transatlantic data flows, ... Read More
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GDPR fines mount

In the over two years since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented on the EU and EEA, a team of financial analysts from Finbold has studied the ... Read More
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How are organised crime groups involved in sports corruption?

Europol publishes its report, The involvement of organised crime groups in sports corruption. The report highlights the link between sports corruption and organised crime: the characteristics of criminal networks, ... Read More
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Major tech corporations face multi-billion-euro cases for alleged GDPR breaches

Two multinational data processing firms are facing legal action that could amount to billions of euros for alleged breaches of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Privacy ... Read More
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Possibly largest ever bust of banknote counterfeiters in the history of the euro

Law enforcement authorities from Italy, Belgium and France, supported by Europol, dismantled an organised crime network involved in euro counterfeiting. The criminal network dismantled in Italy produced 25% of ... Read More
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