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European Travel to U.S. and Recent Travel Ban

March 11, 2020

As many are aware, on March 11, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation banning travel for foreign nationals whom have traveled to many areas in Europe within 14 days of entry or attempted entry into the United States. The relevant areas in European, collectively known as the “Schengen Area”, includes Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic,…

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That’s One Small Step for…Space Crime?

August 26, 2019

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reported that it was investigating the first ever instance of a crime committed in space. United States astronaut Anne McClain allegedly improperly accessed the bank account of her spouse, Summer Worden, from a computer registered to NASA while aboard the International Space Station (ISS). McClain denied the…

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Proudly introducing the Family Protocol Book by members of the Bridge Alliance

August 8, 2019

Family Protocol Book by members of the Bridge Alliance 2019 Bridge Alliance An international Alliance of law firms providing expertise which goes beyond legal service. Language, cultural background & vast networks make the difference!

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Brexit: Großbritannien findet keine Ruhe

July 9, 2019

Update :Brexit: Großbritannien findet keine Ruhe   By Andreas Bernstorff Noch immer beschäftigt der Brexit die EU. Allerdings ist inzwischen die Diskussion bei den Briten weniger auf die Inhalte, sondern auf Personalien beschränkt. Dabei rückt das Datum des Brexits am 31. Oktober immer näher. Somit wird im Folgenden ein Überblick über die wesentlichen Ereignisse der…

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BREXIT – What happened in February?

March 7, 2019

BREXIT – What happened in February? By Andreas Bernstoff February 1-13.: In the beginning of February, Prime Minister Theresa May made a few trips to Brussels to fulfill her assignment from British parliament to renegotiate the terms of their deal with the EU. While in Brussels, she insisted that negotiations be reopened, especially with reference…

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German Competition Authority rules against Facebook: Is it the end of Facebook’s business model?

February 8, 2019

German Competition Authority rules against Facebook: Is it the end of Facebook’s business model? On February 7, 2019, the Bundeskartellamt (German competition authority) decided to impose restrictions on Facebook regarding its processing of user data. The German competition authority criticized Facebook for collecting user data on non-Facebook platforms, like Instagram, WhatsApp and other sites using…

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Brexit – January Updates

February 4, 2019

Brexit – January Updates by BridgehouseLaw Staff Mit Spannung blickt man in Europa auf Großbritannien: Am 29. März 2019 verlässt Großbritannien die EU. Im Januar ist deutlich geworden, dass ein No-Deal Brexit immer wahrscheinlicher wird. Dies bedeutet, dass die zukünftigen Beziehungen zu der EU nicht ausgehandelt wurden: Großbritannien muss sich nicht mehr an die Vorgaben…

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Facebook Data Breach Could Mean Up to $1.63 Billion in Fines from the EU

November 5, 2018

Facebook Data Breach Could Mean Up to $1.63 Billion in Fines from the EU by BridgehouseLaw Staff On September 28, 2018, social media giant Facebook disclosed that it had discovered a cyber breach in its security which allowed hackers to access the information of approximately 50 million accounts. Of those 50 million accounts around 10…

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Tips for Staying Ahead of GDPR Compliance

August 30, 2018

Tips for Staying Ahead of GDPR Compliance by Angela Schulz, Associate Attorney Many individuals and business leaders are likely already familiar with the sweeping changes in international privacy and data collection standards, not just from international news media outlets, but also from our previous articles on Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).  It likely comes as…

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