Brussels - May 2011: The Article 29 Working Party adopted an opinion outlining its approach to data breaches and setting the stage for a harmonized framework and a coherent legislative approach by EU member states for data breaches in the EU.
Brussels - March 2011: The annual pleading competition of the Brussels Bar was held on March 9, 2011, in the in the Palace of Justice. Lorenz associates, Mrs Katherine Jonckheere and Mrs Sara Beutels, both made an excellent impression and were considered two of the strongest participants.
Brussels – March 2011: Following the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, national parliaments of the EU Member States are involved in the EU legislative process through procedures designed to assess compliance with the principle of subsidiarity. This new mechanism raises several questions at the level of both EU law and domestic constitutional orders, especially in federal States where the participation of regional parliaments proves not easy to implement.