Tag Archives: European

[Stewart Baker] California crazy meets European crazy in the Mugshots.com case

In this episode, Markham Erickson highlights the Mugshots.com prosecution. The site had a loathsome business model, publishing mugshots for free and charging hundreds of bucks to people who wanted the record of their arrests taken down. Now the owners are … Continue reading

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Starbucks’ European Tax Controversy 

As we mentioned earlier in our post about Apple’s repatriation tax, multinational corporate juggernauts often use creative – and sometimes ethically questionable – means to reduce their tax burden. It’s not uncommon for corporations such as Apple, Google and Walmart to … Continue reading

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Legal update: new European data privacy law comes into force on May 25, 2018

On May 25, 2018 the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. The GDPR will create new requirements for Canadian companies that handle the personal information of European individuals. The GDPR also allows for heavy penalties … Continue reading

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PayPal Agrees to $2.2 Billion Deal for European Payments Start-Up iZettle

The Silicon Valley digital payments company reached a deal for iZettle, which is Europe’s answer to the mobile payments company Square. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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New Volume: Austrian Review of International and European Law

The latest volume of the Austrian Review of International and European Law (Vol. 20, 2015) is out. Contents include:Karl Zemanek, Court Generated State Practice? Georg Nolte, Court Generated State Practice? A Response to Karl Zemanek Santiago Torres Bernárdez, Court Generated … Continue reading

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