From November 10, 2018, the party liable for stamp tax on the creation of mortgage loans will be the lender. This is the rule laid down by Royal Decree-Law 17/2018, of November 8, 2018, published in the Official State Gazette of November 9.
The Portuguese Data Protection Agency (CNPD, pursuant to its Portuguese acronym) has imposed a 400,000 euro fine on Centro Hospitalario Barreiro-Montijo due to two breaches of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which has been in force since May 25, 2018.
Many important decisions at law firms and organizations depend on whether or not Brexit will deprive English law of its importance in Europe, and which, if any, legal system will take its place. New York law and French law are positioning themselves. But there are other options including a European regulation on obligations and contracts.