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Italy adopts national legislation supplementing GDPR
18 September 18 Stefano De Luca

The Italian Government published on 4 September 2018 legislative decree 101/2018 that harmonizes the Italian Privacy Code with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The decree does not repeal the Italian Privacy Code, which remains in force, but amends some of its provisions and in some cases replaces entire sections of it in order to align the national legislation to the GDPR. The decree will enter into force on 19 September 2018.

Brazilian regulator consults on regulatory review of IoT
17 September 18 Andre Moura Gomes

The Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel aims to reduce the regulatory burden to foster the development of internet of things (IoT) applications.

EU Weekly Report
16 September 18 Hannah Bracken

This report recaps EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy last week and lists the events taking place this week.

Analysis of EU-Japan agreement on free flow of personal data
12 September 18 Sofia Dilinos

The European Commission published on 5 September 2018 the draft adequacy decision that would recognise that Japan provides an adequate level of protection of the personal data of EU citizens and that, as a result, personal data can flow freely from EU to Japan. This Flash provides an analysis of the draft EU-Japan adequacy decision.

EU Weekly Report
09 September 18 Sofia Dilinos

This report recaps EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy last week and lists the events taking place this week.

Overview of France’s artificial intelligence strategy and plan for autonomous vehicles
06 September 18 Sofia Dilinos

This Flash provides an overview of France’s artificial intelligence (AI) strategy and the state of play of the main regulatory changes foreseen in it. These regulatory changes include: (i) the adoption by 2019 of a regulatory framework authorising “significant AI experiments” (through the Law on the growth and transformation of enterprises – so-called Pacte Law); and (ii) the adoption by 2022 of a regulatory framework allowing the circulation of autonomous vehicles.

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