The Commission has recently launched a legislative initiative on improving the working conditions of platform workers which will support the implementation of principles contained in the European Pillar of Social Rights.
The European Data Protection Board has recently adopted supplementary Guidelines on how controllers should handle data breaches.
On January 21, 2021, the European Parliament has requested the Commission to come up with a law that would expressly envisage workers’ right to disconnect.
Over 40 European start-ups and small businesses will receive equity financing of around EUR 178 million through the European Innovation Council (EIC).
The guidelines explore and provide general guidance on the requirements on the obligation regarding DPbDD set forth in Article 25 in the GDPR
On November 6, 2020, Emergency Ordinance 192/2020 on Mandatory Organization of Work from Home or Telework during the Entire State of Alert became effective.
On September 11, 2020, Law 196/2020 entered into force. It is the Law for amendment and supplementation of Law 297/2018 on Land Book Registration System and for abrogation of the Government Ordinance no. 89/2000 on certain measures for authorization of operators and registration with the Electronic Archive for Security Interests in Movable Property.
New measures regarding crowdfunding have been recently adopted by the European Parliament. The new framework is part of the capital markets union’s project which aims at providing an easier access to new financing sources.
On September 2, 2020, the European Data Protection Board adopted guidelines on the concepts of “controller” and processor” under the GDPR, aiming to clarify these critical concepts by providing concrete examples with respect to each, and specify the consequences attached to the different roles.
The European Commission has proposed a series of recommendations aimed at ensuring equality and more predictable measures regarding free movement in the European Union.