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LifeSciencesBit: Interplay between the GDPR and CTR (somewhat) clarified

Medicines/Pharma/Clinical Trial
On 23 January 2019, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published its Opinion 3/2019 concerning the interplay between the Clinical Trials Regulation (CTR) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Shortly thereafter, the European Commission also published the “Q&A” document on this topic. Even though a large part of this will be relevant only when the CTR becomes applicable, other parts already provide useful guidance under the current Clinical Trials Directive.

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Werknemer gaat over de schreef bij melding misstand en wordt ontslagen

Uit een recente uitspraak van rechtbank Noord-Holland volgen wijze lessen voor wie een interne misstand wil melden. De klokkenluider in kwestie stuurde na melding van de misstand een dreigende mail naar het bestuur en deelde later ook nog eens vertrouwelijke informatie over de misstand. De kantonrechter ging in deze zaak, mede op grond van enkele specifieke omstandigheden, over tot ontbinding van de arbeidsovereenkomst op grond van verwijtbaar handelen (de e-grond). De klokkenluider kon dit ontslag niet tegenhouden door zich te beroepen op het benadelingsverbod, maar kreeg nog wel een transitievergoeding mee.

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