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Japan Adequacy Decision Adopted by the EU Commission

On 23 January 2019, the EU Commission adopted a decision confirming the adequacy of Japanese data protection laws for the purpose of transferring personal data from the EU to Japan in compliance with the international data transfer restrictions set out … Continue reading

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The EU Blockchain Industry Roundtable

The EU Commission has published a news release on the EU Blockchain’s Industry Roundtable held on 20 November 2018. The roundtable was an important step towards creating a European community to support the deployment of blockchain in the European Union. … Continue reading

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Fintech focuses regulatory thinking: A round up of recent activity

The proliferation of Fintech comes at a time when international regulators are significantly increasing their oversight of the financial services sector. As such, the most appropriate way to approach Fintech continues to preoccupy international and regional standard setters. Whilst recent … Continue reading

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E-commerce sector inquiry: EU commission publishes final report

Last month the EU Commission published its final report in the e-commerce sector inquiry launched in May 2015 as part of a wider Digital Market Strategy which aims to achieve better access for consumers and businesses to online goods and … Continue reading

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