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.
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).
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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.
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.
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.