Are you ready for Russia’s new data protection law?

28 July 2015
Knowledge Base

Michel Klompmaker

Russia is one of the world’s economic powerhouses, home to many multinational corporations (MNCs) and set to enact a new, very specific data management law this year. From September 1st 2015, law #242 will come into force, affecting existing laws #149, #152 and #294 respectively, all of which focus on data, information and its protection and confidentiality of Russian Citizens.

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LeasePlan acquired by a Consortium

23 July 2015

LeasePlan Corporation N.V., a global leader in fleet management and driver mobility, today announces that it has been informed by its current 100% shareholder Global Mobility Holding B.V. (a joint venture of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft and Fleet Investments B.V.) that it has reached an agreement with a consortium of long-term investors (“the Consortium”) to acquire full ownership of LeasePlan. Continue reading…

E-Discovery Expert Ralph C. Losey and Legal Profession Management Expert Markus Hartung as the Keynote Speakers in Brussels

22 July 2015

Ralph C. Losey and Markus Hartung will be the Keynote Speakers for the LawTech Europe Congress in Brussels. Ralph’s position as lead eDiscovery attorney in the landmark case “Da Silva Moore” and his passion for artificial intelligence as well as Markus’ revealing 2014 study on the future of the legal industry will enhance delegates experience at this conference. Continue reading…

Greece : the European Commission helps to mobilise 35 billion euro

17 July 2015

Some days after the agreement paving the way for a new support programme for Greece, the European Commission revealed plans to help Greece maximise its use of EU funds. As mandated by the Euro Summit on 12/13 July, this will help mobilise more than €35 billion up to 2020 to support the Greek economy, provided that the conditions agreed upon by the Euro Summit will be met. Continue reading…

International use of the euro

08 July 2015

The euro was increasingly used as a funding currency by international borrowers in 2014 and early 2015, compared with the previous review period, while the share of the euro in foreign exchange reserves remained broadly stable. These are among the main findings of the report on “The international role of the euro”, which examines developments in the use of the euro by non-euro area residents in 2014 and early 2015 and was published today by the European Central Bank (ECB). Continue reading…