Brussels - December 19, 2013: Bert Theeuwes recommended for Employment Law by Chambers and Partners.
Quote Chambers and Partners: Clients are full of praise for practice head Bertold Theeuwes, noting his ability to "combine an extensive knowledge base with excellent strategic and operational planning skills in order to comprehensively deal with issues."
Mr. Theeuwes welcomes this recognition and would like to thank the clients for their support and their recommendations.
Brussels - December 19, 2013: Jan Dhont and Katherine Woodcock comment on the new data protection law (Protection of Personal Information Act) enacted by the South African Parliament on November 26, 2013. By drawing comparisons and contrasts with the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, the law appears to have a bit more in store for companies hoping to comply.
Brussels - November 21, 2013: The European Data Protection Supervisor has taken another opportunity to comment on the pending draft proposals related to anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing – specifically, Directive on the Prevention of the Use of the Financial System for the Purpose of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (COM(2013) 45 final) and Regulation on Information on the Payer Accompanying Transfers of Funds (COM(2013) 44 final). Both provisions propose new changes to bring the EU further in line with FATF and OECD recommendations and guidelines on the topics.