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Štítek: EU

19. 11. 2021

The Work-life Balance Directive and its contribution to flexible working arrangements

EU Member States have until 2 August 2022 to implement Directive (EU) 2019/1158 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on work-life balance for parents and carers and repealing Council Directive 2010/18/EU (the Work-life Balance Directive) (hereinafter as the “Directive”). The primary objective of the Directive is to ensure or …

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15. 10. 2021

New Rules on Personal Data Transfer outside the EU

The cross-border transfer of personal data is a phenomenon without which international business cannot perform, and is common not only in global platforms such as SaaS[1] solutions, but also in the in-house data management of multinational corporations within shared systems (CRM, HR, etc.). In general Most contracts regulating or relating to the transfer of personal …

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26. 04. 2021

European grant for trademarks available to (almost) everyone

At the beginning of the year, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (“EUIPO“) introduced a new Grant Fund for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), through which they can obtain a grant to cover costs related to the filing of a trademark application (or industrial design) of up to 1,500 EUR. The next application period for …

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23. 02. 2021

Whistleblowing according to the current Czech bill on whistleblower protection

Whistleblowing – or the protection of whistleblowers – is currently governed by Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and of the Council from 23 October 2019 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law (the Whistleblowing Directive) (“Directive”) and the Member States of the European Union are obliged to transpose it …

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