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Transfer of Personal Data to United Kingdom

As of 1 January 2021 the United Kingdom is formally a third country and the European Union law no longer applies there. How is the transfer of personal data from the European Union to the United Kingdom affected? You can read more about this in our newsletter:

Changes in the Labour Code

The Parliament adopted an Act on the Amendment and Supplement of the Labour Code which was promulgated in the State Gazette on 18th December 2020. The changes concern the applicability of collective labour agreements, maximum overtime periods and periods for calculation of summarized working time, amongst others. You can read more about the scope of the amendments and supplements of the Labour code in our newsletter:

Transfer of personal data

On 10 November 2020 the European Data Protection Board adopted recommendations on measures that supplement the tools for transfer of personal data in the light of the Schrems II Judgement of the Court of Justice of the European Union. Two days later, the European Commission published its draft set of new standard contractual clauses. You can read more about these issues related to the transfer of personal data to third countries in our newsletter:

Extended deadline for DAC-6 reporting

The deadline to report cross-border arrangements under DAC-6 in Bulgaria has been extended to 28 February 2021. More information about the new deadlines as well as the reporting information can be found in our newsletter:

Inclusion of royalties in the customs value

Should manufacturers pay customs duties and VAT on royalties charged by related parties when they import goods purchased from third parties? You can read more about this in our newsletter:

New rules on posting of workers within the framework of provision of services

There is one week left until the expiry of the term for transposition by Member States of the new rules on posting of workers within the framework of provision of services. You can read more about this in our newsletter:

Transfer of personal data after the CJEU judgment

Consequences and reactions after the Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union on the Standard Contractual Clauses and the EU-US Privacy Shield – in our newsletter:

Personal data protection news

Today the Court of Justice of the European Union invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield but confirmed the validity of the Standard Contractual Clauses for the transfer of personal data to processors established in third countries. You can read more about this crucial judgement, as well as about other data protection issues, in our newsletter:

Changes in tax laws with effect of 2020

Changes in tax laws with effect of 2020