December 3, 2013

Data Protection Presentation at Atlanta KnowledgeNet Meeting

Brussels - November 18, 2013: Jan Dhont elaborates on the overhaul of the EU Data Protection Directive at the Atlanta KnowledgeNet Meeting of November 2013.
November 21, 2013

The EDPS comments on EU draft proposals to anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing

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.
November 7, 2013

EU Data Privacy Working Party Clarifies Cookie Requirements

Brussels - November 7, 2013: The European Data Privacy Regulator issues important opinion on the use of cookies.
October 29, 2013

Belgium Introduces Broad Data Retention Obligations

Brussels - October 29, 2013: Belgium finally implements the EU data retention requirements. Jan Dhont and David Dumont comment on the new legal regime.
October 15, 2013

Getting The Deal Through: Data Protection & Privacy – Belgium Edition 2014

Brussels - October 15, 2013: An updated summary of Belgian data privacy requirements. This article can be read here. It was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Data Protection & Privacy 2014, (published in September 2013; contributing editor: Rosemary P Jay of Hunton & Williams). For further information please visit www.GettingTheDealThrough.com.
October 4, 2013

Bert Theeuwes and Claudia Allatta have been recommended by Legal 500

Brussels - October 4, 2013: Bert Theeuwes and Claudia Allatta have been recommended by Legal 500 for their performance in the field of employment law.
August 26, 2013

Lorenz’ Data Privacy Team nominated by the Legal 500

Brussels - August 26, 2013: Lorenz’ Data Privacy Team nominated by the Legal 500 as Tier One Practice.
August 26, 2013

Convening the general assembly on the request of one fifth of the members

Brussels - August 26, 2013: On June 24, 2013, the law of June 27, 1921 was modified regarding the rules applicable when one fifth of the members of a non-profit association requests the convening of a meeting of the general assembly. The purpose of this article written by Antoine Druetz is to briefly explain the new applicable rules which recently entered into force.
August 23, 2013

Getting a Clean Bill of Health for Privacy in Your Mobile App

Brussels - August 23, 2013: The deployment of apps is unlimited and benefits virtually every industry. Also pharmaceutical and medical devices companies are gradually offering apps to patients and health care professionals to optimize services and products. However, compliance with privacy regulations are crucial to ensure success. Emily Hay and Jan Dhont elaborate on the matter.
July 17, 2013

Katherine Woodcock of Lorenz Privacy Team appointed as Co-Chair to the American Bar Association International Law Privacy, E-Commerce and Data Security Committee.

Brussels - July 16, 2013 : Katherine Woodcock of Lorenz Privacy Team appointed as Co-Chair to the American Bar Association International Law Privacy, E-Commerce and Data Security Committee.
July 12, 2013

Jan Dhont, Katherine Woodcock, Emily Hay, Jonathan Guzy and David Dumont contribute to the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law’s 2012 Year-in-Review for Privacy, E-Commerce and Data Security.

Brussels - May 12, 2013 : Jan Dhont, Katherine Woodcock, Emily Hay, Jonathan Guzy and David Dumont contribute to the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law’s 2012 Year-in-Review for Privacy, E-Commerce and Data Security.
June 27, 2013

ACQ has recognized the Bishkek office of Lorenz as the KYRGYZ REPUBLIC – MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

Bishkek - June 27, 2013: ACQ, a premier global M&A magazine, has recognized the Bishkek office of Lorenz as the KYRGYZ REPUBLIC - MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR