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ANALYSIS: UK prime minister Theresa May has told EU leaders that she will consider extending the Brexit transition period, a move that will cause political ripples at home but could bring London and Brussels closer to a deal. 18 Oct 2018
New guidance to help businesses understand and discuss their cyber insurance needs with insurers and intermediaries has been published by a group of European industry bodies and insurers. 11 Oct 2018
Environmental protection has been defined as a state objective ( Staatsziel ) in the German Constitution ( Grundgesetz ) since 1994. It provides that legislature, government and all public bodies shall strive to safeguard the environment and natural resources...
It can be tempting for suppliers and retailers to enter into discussions over the recommended price customers should be charged for products. However, there are limits to what the law permits.
This guide was last updated in February 2017.
The EU's Solvency II Directive came into force on 1 January 2016. The directive consolidates and harmonises existing EU insurance directives including life and non-life directives, the reinsurance directive and various others.
The EU’s 2014 Public Procurement Directive softened the rules preventing companies from bidding for public contracts where they, or their directors, had been convicted of certain economic crimes.
The Insurance Distribution Directive makes it easier for firms to trade cross-border, create a level playing field among all participants and strengthen policyholder protection.
ANALYSIS: Businesses with integrated EU and UK supply chains or 'just-in-time' delivery models will be particularly affected by a no-deal Brexit, according to an expert at Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 10 Oct 2018
Businesses planning to process biometric, genetic or location data do not automatically have to carry out a data protection impact assessment (DPIA) first to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), an EU privacy watchdog has said. 09 Oct 2018
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