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This update aims to provide you with a practical overview of the most relevant changes resulting from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), applicable as from 25 May 2018, compared to the current data protection regime as set out in Directive 95/46/EC (Data Protection Directive).
This month’s issue discusses “Codes of conduct and certification”.
On 22 March 2017, the Belgian Competition Authority (“BCA”) imposed a fine of EUR 5.489.000,00 on a yeast producer and its parent companies for resale price maintenance and for hindering competition from low-price brands of fresh yeast. It is the first time that the BCA imposes (important) fines for vertical price fixing.