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Can internet service providers be ordered to block a specific website?
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Is a licence really forever?
Software licensing agreements often provide that the licence is granted for an unlimited time. But what does this mean in practice and what legal consequences does it exert?
Is a licence really forever?
The block chain and the law
Bitcoin opened up a spectrum of possibilities and a legal Pandora’s Box. But block chain—the technology on which Bitcoin is based—generates even greater potential and further legal challenges.
The block chain and the law
New Council of Europe recommendation on processing of employee’s personal data in light of new technologies
The new recommendation on processing of data for purposes of employment is designed to meet challenges posed by greater digitisation.
New Council of Europe recommendation on processing of employee’s personal data in light of new technologies
Is a contract agreed with a salesperson via internet valid?
It is often said that the law cannot keep up with the pace of a changing reality, particularly technological progress. This is evident for example in the rules for representation of businesses, which are poorly adapted to online transactions. Fortunately the courts approach this problem with understanding.
Is a contract agreed with a salesperson via internet valid?
New and planned regulation of investment crowdfunding
New regulations and interpretations will soon have an impact on equity- and debt-based crowdfunding business models.
New and planned regulation of investment crowdfunding
Tax support for commercialisation of knowledge
The Act of 29 August 2014 Amending the Corporate Income Tax Act, the Personal Income Tax Act and Certain Other Acts went into force on 1 January 2015.
Tax support for commercialisation of knowledge
New rules for commercialisation of university research
Amendments to the Higher Education Law went into effect on 1 October 2014. Among a number of major modifications to the existing operating model for Polish universities, there are new rules for commercialisation of results of research and development and related knowhow.
New rules for commercialisation of university research
New road tolls
Over the next few months, a legal regime may come into existence in Poland for providing new types of toll collection and settlement services.
New road tolls
New statutory reduction of interchange fees: Important regulations also for acquirers
The Act of 28 November 2014 Amending the Payment Services Act went into force on 29 January 2015. The act introduced major changes for all participants in the payment instruments market in Poland, including a statu¬tory reduction in interchange fees and addition¬al obligations for acquirers and payment card organisations.
New statutory reduction of interchange fees: Important regulations also for acquirers
Spying on Rudolph
To figure out Santa’s secrets, there are modern high-tech devices that might come in handy. But what does the law allow?
Spying on Rudolph
Legal position of crowdfunding platforms
Operators of crowdfunding platforms must consider numerous potentially applicable regulations, governing such matters as electronic services, payment services, money laundering, securities trading, foreign exchange and banking.
Legal position of crowdfunding platforms