Potter Clarkson LLP joins IR as the exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright Member in Denmark

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Lars Karnøe of Potter Clarkson LLP. Lars has joined IR as our exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright member in Denmark. With more than 25 years’ experience working at established Danish firms, Lars is an experienced IP lawyer and highly respected […]

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New EU Dual-Use Regulation enters into force

In force from today, the recast EU Dual-Use Regulation introduces notable changes to the regulatory landscape for export of dual-use items. These include the introduction of several new general export authorisations, new rules on cyber-surveillance items and provision of technical assistance, and further discretion for Member States to introduce national control lists. Companies exporting dual-use […]

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Brief thought on the new restructuring rules in Denmark

1 Fast-track transfers in restructuring As a result of COVID-19, there has been a desire in Denmark to improve the regulatory framework for the restructuring of companies that are viable but experiencing temporary financial difficulties. However, the changes to the restructuring rules also cover companies that have run into financial difficulties for reasons other than […]

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Gorrissen Federspiel joins IR as the exclusive Insolvency Member in Denmark

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Pierre Martin Ellegaard Adolfsen of Gorrissen Federspiel. Pierre has joined IR as our exclusive Insolvency Member in Denmark. I specialise in collections and providing advice on insolvency and restructuring proceedings. This work involves participation in bankruptcy court meetings and the practical […]

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UK Companies Processing Personal Data From The EU Must Be Established in the EU

Following the UK’s exit from the EU, we are facing the end of the transition period ending on 31 December 2020. If you are based in the UK and do not have a branch or other establishment in any other EU state and are doing business with individuals in the EU, you still need to […]

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Following the UK’s exit from the EU, we are facing the end of the transition period ending on 31 December 2020. If you are based in the UK and do not have a branch or other establishment in any other EU state and are doing business with individuals in the EU, you still need to […]

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Fine issued after sensitive personal data disclosed on website

The Swedish DPA, Datainspektionen, has issued a fine of approx EUR 11,400 (SEK 120,000) to Swedish county Örebro (located halfway between Gothenburg and Stockholm) for disclosing sensitive personal data on the county’s website about a patient admitted to a forensic psychiatric clinic.    Datainspektionen’s review of the incident showed that sensitive personal data by mistake […]

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The Danish DPA passes severe criticism due to incomplete risk assessment

The Danish DPA has severely criticised that the Danish National Agency for IT and Learning failed to implement measures appropriate to identify the level of risk of an IT program (“Den Digitale Prøvevagt”) designed to prevent cheating during exams.   In March 2019, a final test run of the IT program was made, at which 8,000 […]

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Video surveillance of tenant’s front door being investigated

The Swedish DPA, Datainspektionen, has initiated an investigation of a housing company following a complaint from a tenant.   The tenant claims that the housing company has installed a surveillance camera in a stairway pointing directly at the tenant’s front door. In general, there must be significant reasons why a housing company should set up a […]

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