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Newssquare Increase of Minimum Salary in Romania

Starting 1 January 2019, the minimum gross salary in Romania will increase to RON 2,080 (approx. EUR 430), while the minimum gross salary for employees who have graduated from university studies and who have at least one (1) year of work experience in the field of their studies will be set at RON 2,350 (approx. EUR 490).

Newssquare GDPR - Six months after entry into force - Introduction of GDPR to Polish Law

It has been more than half a year since the entry into force of "GDPR", i.e., Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC.

 

Newssquare UWG Novelle 2019 - Die Richtlinie zum Schutz von Know-How tritt in Kraft

Die am 8.6.2016 verabschiedete Richtlinie (EU) 2016/943 "über den Schutz vertraulichen Know-hows und vertraulicher Geschäftsinformationen (Geschäftsgeheimnisse) vor rechtswidrigem Erwerb sowie rechtswidriger Nutzung und Offenlegung" wird in Österreich durch eine Novelle zum Gesetz gegen den unlauteren Wettbewerb (UWG) umgesetzt und soll mit 1.2.2019 in Kraft treten.

Newssquare Amendment of the Austrian Act against Unfair Competition (UWG) - The Directive on the Protection of Know-How enters into Force in early 2019

Directive (EU) 2016/943 "on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure", adopted on 8 June 2016, will be implemented in Austria by an amendment to the Federal Act against Unfair Competition (UWG) and is to enter into force on 1 February 2019.

Newssquare Romanian Data Protection Authority's Decision on Investigation Procedure

Decision no. 161/09/10/2018 of The National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing ("ANSPDCP"), on the approval of the Investigations Procedure entered into force on the 23rd of October 2018, in accordance with the powers given by the General Data Protection Regulation to the supervisory authorities.

Newssquare Austrian DPA Issues Blacklist

Regulation on Processing Operations for which a Data Protection Impact Assessment must be carried out

 

On November 9th 2018, the Austrian Data Protection Authority issued a list stipulating data processing operations that in all cases require a data protection impact assessment ("DPIA"). Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the controller must carry out a DPIA if certain criteria under Art 35 are met. The so-called "blacklist" issued by national data protection authorities will further specify the relevant scenarios triggering a DPIA obligation without prejudice to the provisions of the GDPR.

Newssquare Datenschutzbehörde Veröffentlicht Blacklist

Verordnung über Verarbeitungsvorgänge, für die eine Datenschutz-Folgenabschätzung durchzuführen ist

 

Am 9. November 2018 hat die österreichische Datenschutzbehörde eine Liste mit Verarbeitungsvorgängen veröffentlicht, welche in jedem Fall eine Datenschutz-Folgenabschätzung ("DSFA") erfordern. Nach der EU Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) muss der Verantwortliche eine DSFA durchführen, wenn bestimmte Voraussetzungen gemäß Art 35 erfüllt sind. Die sogenannte "Blacklist", die von den nationalen Datenschutzbehörden veröffentlicht wird, soll jene Szenarien näher konkretisieren, welche eine Verpflichtung zur Durchführung einer DSFA auslösen, wobei die Bestimmungen der DSGVO davon unberührt...

Newssquare Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Changes and Amendments to the Labour Law

On 9 November 2018, the Law on Changes and Amendments to the Labour Law of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (initially adopted in 2016) was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, entering into force eight days after publishing.

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