European organisations have been preparing for some time to comply with the European Union’s new data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which applies to all organisations in the EU.
May 16, 2018
The new European Union Regulation on ship recycling comes into effect this year. What do shipowners need to consider?
May 09, 2018
Following the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, jurisdictions including Australia and Hong Kong intend to introduce similar legislation to combat modern slavery.
Welcome to the May 2018 edition of Legalseas.
The recent decision by Unilever to relocate its new unified headquarters to the Netherlands has indicated how far governments are going to attract multinationals to their country.
April 27, 2018
There have been attempts since the 1980’s to introduce electronic bills of lading (E-Bills) to replace traditional paper bills. Take-up has been relatively slow, but over the past few years BOLERO and ESS (two E-Bills of lading providers which have been approved by the International Group of P&I Clubs) have reported substantial growth in the use of their platforms.
February 23, 2018
The GDPR will apply with direct effect in all European Union (EU) Member States from 25 May 2018.
February 12, 2018
Welcome to the January edition of Legalflyer.
January 10, 2018
The IT world recently became excited by a new technology, called blockchains or distributed ledgers.
January 09, 2018
The following is an edited version of a presentation delivered to UK Transport in Europe (UKTiE) at the House of Lords on 5 September which sought to highlight legal considerations to be confronted in Brexit negotiations.
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