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Avrupa Birliği Genel Veri Koruma Tüzüğü (GDPR)

Uyum için yol haritası AB Genel Veri Koruma Tüzüğü 14 Nisan 2016 tarihinde AB parlamentosu tarafından onaylandı ve 25 Mayıs 2018’de yürürlüğe girecektir. Bu mevzuatın iceriği tüm Avrupa Birliği (AB) üye ülkelerine uygulanacak yeni bir veri koruma çerçevesi olarak tanıtılmaktadır. Bu yeni rejim sonucunda, kuruluşların kişisel verilerin saklanması, toplanması ve tedavisi ile ilgili yükümlülükleri artacaktır. GDPR ilk bakışta sadece AB ülkelerinde uygulanıyor gibi gözüksede, AB vatandaşlarının kişisel bilgilerini depolayan veya işleyen Türkiye’deki herhangi bir şirket, AB içinde bir ticari varlığı olmasa bile GDPR’a uymak zorundadır. Yani AB dışında faaliyet göstermeyen Türkiye’deki bir şirket AB tüketicisine sahipse GPDR’a tabi olacaktır. Aksi halde, Türkiye’den AB ülkerine ya da AB vatandaşlarına yönelik yapılan bir faaliyet (örneğin: e-ticaret siteleri) GDPR ihlali halinde azami miktarı...
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Power ships: what are they and what does the law say?

Power ships today represent the cutting edge of innovation, making the source and production of energy movable. Increasing and variable demand for energy has caused local authorities to face new demands for production. Immediate energy demands must be met but investment should not lead to long-term entrenchment of infrastructure likely to be outdated quickly. A solution is to use short-term structures while promoting investment in more sustainable energy resources. In this context, floating power installations may be a useful option. A power ship project envisages the development of a special purpose marine vessel on which a power plant is permanently installed to serve as a power generation resource.1 The concept at present revolves around the conversion of an existing ship....
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Similar fact evidence helps to defeat 12 personal injury claims

February 23, 2016. Similar fact evidence that demonstrated multiple similarities between 12 suspicious claims was deployed by LV= and led to those claims being successfully defended by DWF. The main action, comprising five claimants was tried in the Central London County Court before Mr Recorder Bowers QC, with four of the Claimants discontinuing on the first day of the trial. Recorder Bowers QC dismissed the remaining claim having concluded that there were many ‘suspicious aspects’ and that the Claimant should not be believed. DWF Associate, Marsha Crosland, who represented LV= in the defence of those claims, sets out the nature of the similar fact evidence which led to the successful conclusion and saw LV= being given permission to pursue a...
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