Where can I get info on Data Privacy and Protection laws?

  • data protection, GDPR, legal, privacy
Resources in Danish and English to help our members understand the new EU GDPR regulation and what can be expected regarding local Danish adoption, as well as the US Privacy Shield. The final recommendation for GDPR is expected end April 2017 for approval by Danish government Nov 2017 (and final deadline for implementation May 25, 2018).
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Who decides what in the US government?

  • President, US Government, US laws
So who decides what in the US? Here’s a nice bit of clarification –  useful to us all as the new US Administration begins to make changes Download the full poster here From this website for teachers: “Constitution The Founding Fathers, the framers of the Constitution, wanted to form a government that did not allow one […]
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How fast can US laws change?

  • legislature, US law
People may be concerned about what will happen in the US, now that the Trump administration is taking over, but it is important to understand that his new administration cannot change most things in the US overnight. Other than reversing certain of Obama’s Executive Orders (directives by the President of the United States that have the power […]
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Do Danish companies need to be concerned about US anti-bribery regulations?

  • anti bribery, anti corruption, FCPA, OFAC, sanctions
The U.S. Government continues to vigilantly enforce anti-bribery laws. Many practitioners believe that the risk of illegal trade, especially with Iranian companies, has actually increased, because many non-U.S. companies mistakenly believe that it is “open season” for trading with Iran and that “everyone else is doing it.” Understanding the ways in which the U.S. Government enforces its high-risk regulations such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC) is essential for all companies that operate in the international arena. This article helps explain the essentials, how you can properly identify risks and compliance measures, and ways to reduce the risk of becoming entangled in costly enforcement actions by the U.S. Government.
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Key differences if sued in US or Denmark

  • affidavit, Bird & Bird, class action, Dana Dunwoody, discovery, document exchange, litigation, order to mediate, Philip Graff, Punitive damages, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, sued
DABF held an event in August 2015, where members and guests learned about key distinctions between the Danish and American legal systems, and what to expect and be aware of if sued in the US...
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