On October 12, 2016 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that although the initial acquirer of copy of a computer program can make their own back-up copy of the software, he may not resell the back up copy of that program in case the original copy has been damaged, destroyed or lost without the authorisation of […]
2016 Global Outsourcing Employment Handbook intends to give basic understanding of the key issues to consider regarding employment in the different countries. It provides high-level answers to questions for 19 jurisdictions. Download handbook
A new set of rules, expected to be unveiled by European Union officials, is likely to put new pressure on American tech companies. Proposals would force some of the world’s largest tech companies to comply with stringent competition, privacy and copyright rules. For many executives from American tech companies such plans feel like another round of protectionism. While Europe’s policy […]
Hunton & Williams has published chapters of the third edition of the book The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Data Protection 2016. The guide is comprehensive worldwide legal analysis of the laws and regulations relating to data protection. Published chapters include review of new EU General data protection regulation, as well as laws of Belgium, China, France, Germany, United […]
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is hot topic – AI software AlphaGo in March defeated the world champion in Goand game such making a mark in AI history. There is no doubt that AI will change industries and our jobs – including finances. So Baker and McKenzie in their recent survey report “Ghosts in the Machine: Artificial intelligence, risks and […]
Gowling WLG recently published whitepaper “Are you data driven?” on autonomous and connected vehicles. It was prepared for UK Autodrive – leading technology and automotive businesses consortium – and explores how data protection issues – particularly the newly published General Data Protection Regulation – will affect innovation in autonomous and connected vehicles sector.
Recently Baker & McKenzie released Global Surveillance Law Comparison Map – a global overview of current government surveillance and data access practices in 39 countries. It features Heat Maps that display jurisdictional information on the following: Surveillance for an Economic Purpose Data Subject Notifications Right to Court Review Publicised Cases Challenge to Orders Liability for Disclosure Guide […]