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Commission Evaluation Report on the operation of Regulation (EU) 461/2010 concerning the exemption of certain vertical agreements in the automobile sector

The report of the European Commission of May 2021 is analysed regarding the application of Commission Regulation (EU) 461/2010 to the exemption of certain vertical agreements in the automotive sector. This report is of interest in order to assess, at the present time, the state of the market’s competitive structure and the lines of the possible policy that the Commission could adopt in the future.

Data protection: Key findings from the EDPB’s WhatsApp Ireland decision

On 2 September 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published its decision on the dispute on the draft decision of the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) regarding WhatsApp Ireland under Article 65(1)(a) of the GDPR. WhatsApp Ireland was issued a €225 million fine, the largest-ever fine from the DPC, and the second-highest under GDPR rules.

UK: Immigration and asylum update

Webinar: Raza Husain QC chaired a panel consisting of Samantha Knights QC, Eleanor Mitchell and Hugh Southey QC as they discussed the latest developments in Immigration Law, including the following topics: – Nationality and Borders Bill, Part 4 (trafficking and modern slavery) – Article 8 and young offenders following the Supreme Court’s decision in Sanambar v SSHD – Policy challenges following A and BF.

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