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Private Blockchain and GDPR: data erasure controversy?

LEGAL NEWS • January 8, 2020

Blockchain, serving as one of the most complex networks used when dealing with personal data may be regarded as challenging for the applicability and realization of the General Data Protection Regulation Article 17, which gives the data subject right to erasure or a “right to be forgotten” to ones’ personal data. The immutability and decentralized character of the system does not prescribe the erasure of personal data on the chain, as well as poses problems in determining the competent authority responsible for data protection compliance, when the data subject needs to exercise its rights under the GDPR.

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European Union residence permit for non-EU nationals

LEGAL NEWS • October 17, 2019

EU LAW FIRM offers legal aid concerning EU residence permits for non-EU nationals in Latvia.

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Bankruptcy proceedings for legal persons

LEGAL NEWS • September 17, 2019

EU LAW FIRM provides legal assistance in clients bankruptcy proceedings both legal and natural persons.

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A year to GDPR coming into force, a brief introduction for businesses and individuals.

LEGAL NEWS • July 26, 2017

It is a year until General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. As GDPR functions within European Union and third countries and is particularly important in the as an enforcement mechanism to protect inflows and outflows of private data that is necessary in achieving cross-border communication and national regulatory framework on data processing, thus, businesses over European Union and private individuals shall be briefly introduced to the potential effect that the Regulation may have on them.

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Unfair contract terms

LEGAL NEWS • April 20, 2016

If you suspect that you, as a consumer, are subject to unfair contractual terms by the manufacturer, seller or service provider, EU LAW FIRM shall offer the assessment of the terms of the contract as well as the protection of the rights of the customer.

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Legal aid concerning European Union Law

LEGAL NEWS • June 11, 2013

Latvia joined the European Union in 2004, meaning that Latvia is part of a supranational union with its own specific rights and obligations, having a significant change in its own legal system as Member State of the union. EU LAW FIRM will help the client to find an appropriate solution to the legal problem, in accordance with European Union law and rights granted to the client by the EU.