BEHRING won the Client Choice Award 2017 for its telecom practice

We are delighted to inform you that BEHRING just won the Client Choice Award 2017 for its practice in telecommunications law.


The official list of selected firms is available on the Client Choice...
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Open data in the health domain

To improve research and innovation in the health domain, the law n°2016-41 dated 26 January 2016 for the modernization of our health system created the national health data system. ...
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Plain packaging: the French administrative supreme court dismisses request brought by tobacco companies

As Australia and the United-Kingdom previously did, France adopted a regulation enforcing plain packaging. Therefore, since 1 January 2017, only plain packages can be stored on the tobacconist shelves.

By its ...
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Personal data: class actions are now possible

The law n°2016-1547 dated 18 November 2016 for the modernization of the justice of the XXIst century has extended the right to class action in many areas and notably regarding personal data processing. ...
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Roaming: The council of the European Union sets out its position on the wholesale roaming tariffs

On 2 December 2016, the Council of the European Union adopted a general guidance on the wholesale roaming tariffs that each telecom operator charges to other telecom operator who uses its mobile network for the purpose of the provision of roaming services....
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The French Supreme Court dispels any doubt: an IP address is personal data

In its decision dated 3 November 2016 , the French Supreme court brings to an end many years of uncertainty by explicitly acknowledging the status of personal data of an IP address. ...
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The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Telecoms, Media & Internet Laws 2017

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Telecoms, Media & Internet Laws 2017 has been published. BEHRING exclusive chapter for France is available here . ...
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Net neutrality: BEREC publishes guidelines in favour of the proponents of the net neutrality

After a public consultation which gave rise to many contributions, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) published its guidelines on 30 August 2016. ...
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Privacy Shield: a threatened future

On July 12th 2016, the European Commission issued an adequacy decision according to which it recognizes that the Privacy Shield provides a level of protection “essentially equivalent” to European requirements. ...
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Brexit: possible consequences on data protection

On June 24th 2016, the United Kingdom voted its withdrawal from the European Union (EU).

Under article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the United Kingdom (UK) will have to serve notice of intention to exit the EU to the European Commission. The UK will then have a two year period to negotiate...
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