Sales Yes, Crowds No – The Spanish Government Rectifies Its Position in Light of the Rejection by Retailers of the Prohibition on Sales in Phase 1

The second additional provision of Ministerial Order SND/399/2020, of 9 May, of the Spanish Ministry of Health, which loosened some restrictions at the national level, introduced after the declaration of the national alert applying phase 1 of the New Normalisation Plan (see, caused much confusion among Spanish retailers and raised doubts about the application of the prohibition.

This entry was posted on 20 May 2020 by Vanessa Guzek in Fashion Law.

Year of GDPR: What Have We Learned?

On 25 May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) began to apply directly. The regulation, motivated by current technological advances and the complexity of the processing of personal data, was intended to find a new formula to guarantee an adequate level of protection for natural persons in the European Union and avoid divergences that hinder the free circulation of personal data within the internal market.

This entry was posted on 13 May 2019 by Consuelo Álvarez in Industrial Property.

Decree-Law Data Protection

Government Approves a Royal Decree-Law with Urgent Measures to Adapt to the EU Regulations on Data Protection, The

It entered into force on 31 July 2018: Royal Decree-Law 5/2018, of 27 July, on urgent measures to adapt Spanish law to the European Union regulations on data protection, approved by the Ministers’ Council and published in the Official State Gazette (BOE) on 30 July 2018. While the Draft Organic Law navigates through parliament, the Government has approved these regulations to adapt the data protection regulations to the General Data Protection Regulation, directly applicable since 25 May 2018.

This entry was posted on 9 August 2018 by Consuelo Álvarez in Data.