Robinson Bradshaw

Topic: European Union

EU Adopts New Privacy Shield for Data Transfers to U.S.

Back in April, we reported on some new developments in European Union law that have implications for the life sciences industry. One of these developments was in the privacy area—the final approval of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR will have enormous significance for medical research and practice, since it will […]

Recent Developments in European Law with Implications for the U.S. Life Sciences Industry

The last several months have seen several developments in European privacy and intellectual property that have significant implications for life sciences interests—both commercial and academic—in this country. Here is a brief review: 1. Final Approval of Pending EU General Data Protection Regulation On April 14, 2016, the Parliament of the European Union gave final approval […]

Big Changes Coming in EU Privacy Law

The European Union is about to make major changes in its privacy law that will have a significant impact on U.S. companies that do even modest amounts of business in Europe. On January 25, 2011, the European Commission (the EU’s executive branch) released a long-awaited Draft Regulation on the Protection of Individuals with Regard to […]