Category: IT Law

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Data Protection Online and Offline : all you should know

The General Data Protection Regulation allows any subject to request information on what data is stored or processed about them pursuant to Art. 15. If such information is requested, the data controllers must provide the data they have collected in a timely and complete manner, otherwise the requiring subject would be entitled to claim damages.…
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23. August 2022 0

Data Protection Regulation: a new business challenge

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which has been in force since 25 May 2018, has tightened data protection law in the EU and brings new business challenges. As a data protection law firm, we are there for our clients in all matters relating to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and national, European…
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8. April 2022 0

Competition law in the digital age

By adopting the 9th amendment of the Act against Restraints of Competition (GWB), the Federal Government improved the regulatory framework governing abuse of market power and mergers. This amendment takes account of the particularities of digital markets, thereby providing effective protection against abuse of market power and guaranteeing effective control of mergers


15. February 2022 0

Germany: Federal Office of Justice takes action against Telegram

Germany: Federal Office of Justice takes action against Telegram All social network-users shall be able to file for complain in case the recognize content punishable by law. This is stipulated in the NetzDG.  The messenger service Telegram had problems fulfilling these requirements. “What is Telegram actually? Telegram is a free instant messaging service for the…
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5. October 2021 0

Termination of online contracts by electronic means

Termination of online contracts by electronic means: is this legally accepted in Germany?  In its ruling of 29 April 2021, the Regional Court of Hamburg declared a clause providing for electronic communication only to be invalid. According to the case, a  consumer advice centre had criticised the general terms and conditions clause of an online…
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17. September 2021 0

German IT compliance law

Compliance in itself means only that the applicable legal rules and recognized social values and standards adhere to the framework of all business activities. Already in the light of the existing density of regulations for enterprises and entrepreneurs, cross-border activities, the increasing regulation and, in particular, the special liability for the management bodies, every company…
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23. August 2018 0

German internet law

Information technologies and the Internet have enormous potential for administrations, businesses and industries, as well as for consumers; in order to do so, however, it is fundamental that internet regulations are respected. At the same time, the new technical possibilities also lead to related dangers. In Internet Law, problems can start with simple mistakes, like…
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23. August 2018 0

eBay law

The most famous sales and trading modern platform eBay has left its initial legal uncertainties in the past; now all the questions and problems have been clarified by the court and the legal framework has been strengthened. This concerns e.g. questions regarding the liability of eBay itself, rights and duties of buyer and seller, delimitation…
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23. August 2018 0