Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Red flags in GDPR privacy audits

September 2017 - When structuring and implementing GDPR privacy audits, we have noticed a few red flags that should be thought through and addressed by each company from the early stages of the privacy audit. The following note includes the most frequent...

New official opinion on the Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Data in Serbia

September 2017 - On 14 August 2017, Serbia’s Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection (“the Commissioner ”) issued, at the request of the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia, a new opinion in relation...

IP challenges for Hungarian startups

August 2017 - Our IP team in Budapest moderated a panel discussion as part of Startup Safary Budapest 2017 , which included sharing insight on the start-up ecosystem and trend for 2017 in Hungary. While Startup founders are becoming increasingly aware...

Year in review: Enforcement activity of the Romanian Data Protection Authority in 2016

August 2017 - 1.  Enforcement activity of the Romanian DPA According to the 2016 activity report (the “ Activity Report ”) published by the Romanian Data Protection Authority (the “ Romanian DPA” ), during the year there was an increase...

Enforcement of IP Rights on the Internet in CEE, Ukraine and Turkey

July 2017 - The protection of IP rights online has become a matter of interest for more and more countries. In addition to the recent trend of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in relation to the liability of intermediaries for a breach of IP rights...

Kinstellar organises discussion in Prague on the practicalities of implementing the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

June 2017 - Representatives of more than 40 leading businesses in the Czech Republic came together at a panel discussion in Prague organised by Kinstellar, together with DXC Technology, to discuss the practical issues they face in the run up to the implementation...

Avoiding IP traps in CEE – M&A transactions

May 2017 - Given the increased focus on M A transactions in CEE involving a strong IP component, it is essential to identify, at an early stage, any potential IP red flags. These should later be reflected in the deal structure – including valuation...

Kinstellar expands its dispute resolution practice and ICT sector

May 2017 -   New Head of Prague’s Dispute Resolution Practice and the ICT sector further strengthens position of emerging Europe’s and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm. Zdeněk Kučera is joining Kinstellar as a Managing Associate....

Ukraine expands sanctions against Russia to social media and IT sectors

May 2017 - Ukraine has blocked operation of Russian social media websites and IT companies as part of new economic sanctions against Russia in response to its annexation of Crimea and support for separatists in Eastern Ukraine. The new sanctions, part...

7 takeaways: e-Privacy Regulation

April 2017 - There are many excellent articles covering the new e-Privacy Regulation when you google it. So why write one more? In our article, we provide our views on the key takeaways of the e-Privacy Regulation. Further, we will point out specific...