Tag: EU

Six Things Businesses Need to Know About the GDPR

By Teodor Teofilov

The European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is complicated and has vast consequences, affecting any company that collects the personal data of any citizen within the blocs’ borders. It was passed on April 14, 2016, and gave companies two years to prepare for its eventual enactment, which happened on May 25 of this year. Here are the six main things to keep in mind.

EU and Japan Create Largest Single Market

By Teodor Teofilov

Presidents of the European Commission and the European Council Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk and Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, have signed a massive trade deal between the European Union (EU) and Japan on July 17, which could come into effect in 2019. It creates a free trade zone that incorporates over 600 million people and almost a third of the world’s GDP.

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Trade Wars: A Dangerous Gamble

By Teodor Teofilov

Trade wars have wide implications and may change the world economic order. What will be the effects of Trumps escalating tariff tit-for-tat with China? History may hold some of the answers.

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exPLAINers of week July 2 – 8

By Perfectly Plain Staff

We scour the depths of the media to bring you, our dear readers, what the best explainer pieces are each week. This week we have stopped on two pieces that delve into the heart of the European Union and the hope for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, and bring them to us in an easy to understand and fascinatingly interesting way.

Tobacco Advertising in the US and EU

By Teodor Teofilov

Regulating the leading cause of lung cancer isn’t as simple as it seems.

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica under the EU GDPR

By Teodor Teofilov

What would have happened to Facebook and Cambridge Analytica if the new EU data protection laws were in effect?