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Mayer Brown
On 26 March 2019, following a lengthy process, the European Parliament has given final approval to the Copyright Directive, aimed at the modernization of the EU copyright regime.
SKW Schwarz
On January 10, 2019, Munich Higher Regional Court ruled (Case 29 U 1091/18) in favor of a lawsuit brought by the North Rhine-Westphalia Verbraucherzentrale ...
Germany
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On April 1, 2020, Germany's federal government published a new draft bill to amend the German Hate Speech Act (Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz – "NetzDG";
SKW Schwarz
On the occasion of the upcoming International Sweets and Biscuits Fair in Cologne (Germany), we are pleased to introduce our newsletter providing current information for the confectionery industry.
SKW Schwarz
New GoBDs apply from January 1, 2020. The core requirement of the GoBD – the "non-modifiability" of the documentation – must be brought into line with DSGVO-compliant concepts for deletion.
SKW Schwarz
Placing a focus on female empowerment, law firm SKW Schwarz hosted the first DIGITAL FEMALE event in cooperation with Axel Springer at Münzstudio in Berlin on September 12, 2019.
SKW Schwarz
The Transposition Act for the Second EU Directive on Payment Services (PSD2) has been in force since January 13, 2018
SKW Schwarz
Der EuGH entschied am 13. Juni 2019, dass der internetbasierte Emaildienst Gmail nicht als
SKW Schwarz
On 13 June 2019, the European Court of Justice ECJ decided that the web-based email service Gmail does not constitute an "electronic communications service" within the meaning of Article 2(c)
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Last week, German regulators decided to no longer accept the widely used "JusProg" software as a sufficient means for online service providers to comply with statutory youth protection requirements.
TMF Group
New VAT obligations apply not just to big players like Amazon and eBay, but also the businesses and individuals that sell via the platforms.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The use of the Internet without the use of search engines, which list links to Internet pages after keywords have been entered, is almost unthinkable. In the context of the search results,
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) must currently clarify whether and how website operators can legally integrate the so-called "Like" button of Facebook on their website (Case C-40/17).
SKW Schwarz
Participating in the Safer Internet Day (SID) program, the Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision reviewed websites ...
SKW Schwarz
Aus datenschutzrechtlicher Sicht interessanter waren die Feststellungen im Zusammenhang mit dem Einsatz von Tracking-Tools und Cookie-Bannern.
SKW Schwarz
Unterhält die Arbeitgeberin einen Twitter-Account, besteht zumindest aufgrund der Funktionalität „Antwort" ein Mitbestimmungsrecht des (Gesamt)Betriebsrats aus § 87 Abs. 1 Nr. 6 BetrVG.
SKW Schwarz
On 10 July 2018, the German Federal Supreme Court delivered a further decision on spamming, which impacts any state-of-the-art customer engagement by collecting customer satisfaction surveys...
Foley & Lardner
Reuters reported about "Bitkom surveyed 503 top managers and security chiefs from across Germany's manufacturing sector" ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 24 August 2018, the Munich Court of Appeal ("Court") issued a preliminary injunction against Facebook that prohibits Facebook from deleting a certain user's post...
Dentons
The BaFin warns against entering into transactions, particularly involving CFDs (Contracts for Difference),
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