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UBS

Swiss bank UBS fined over tax evasion in French appeal

14/12/2021(0)
A French court fined Swiss bank UBS 1.8 billion euros on appeal for its role in helping French residents commit tax fraud. UBS took the fight to the Paris ... Read More
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Beware over Covid-19 business email fraud

27/08/2021(0)
Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, has recently published a media release to inform that a sophisticated fraud scheme using compromised emails and advance-payment fraud has been uncovered ... Read More
copyright

Commission starts legal action against 23 EU countries over copyright rules

04/08/2021(0)
France, Spain, Italy and 20 other EU countries may be taken to court for their tardiness in enacting landmark EU copyright rules into national law, the European Commission said ... Read More
data protection

Data protection: Commission adopts adequacy decisions for the UK

13/07/2021(0)
  The Commission has today adopted two adequacy decisions for the United Kingdom – one under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the other for the Law Enforcement ... Read More
General Data Protection Regulation

European Commission adopts new tools for safe exchanges of personal data

16/06/2021(0)
On the 4th of June, the European Commission adopted two sets of standard contractual clauses, one for use between controllers and processors and one for the transfer of personal ... Read More
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Large-scale online investment fraud network with hundreds of victims across Europe

27/05/2021(0)
On 11 May 2021, a large criminal network involved in investment fraud and money laundering was dismantled as a result of a cross border operation supported by Europol and ... Read More
coronavirus pandemic

Court orders Belgium to end coronavirus measures due to insufficient legal basis

02/04/2021(0)
A Belgian court has ordered the federal government to end all its coronavirus measures within 30 days because it failed to establish a proper legal basis for them, local ... Read More
European Commission

Improving the working conditions in platform work; Q&A

25/02/2021(0)
The European Commission has published Questions and Answers about improving the working conditions in platform work. Why does the European Union need an initiative on platform work? The platform ... Read More
General Data Protection Regulation

Value of GDPR fines shows dramatic increase in 2020

03/02/2021(0)
European Union (EU) regulators have imposed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fines of €272.5m (£242.6m/$330.5m) to date, €158.5m of them since 28 January 2020, in a sign that regulators ... Read More
brexit

Brexit: What’s happening and what comes next?

18/11/2020(0)
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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