The European Parliament has given its support to the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, with 438 votes in favor, 226 against and 39 abstentions. The vote moves one step further in the path to approve a directive that seeks to change the legal framework of copyright on the Internet. 
Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 (the Directive) of 25 May 2018 amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation in relation to reportable cross-border arrangements was published in the Official Journal on June 5.
With two months to go before the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes active, businesses are working against the clock in order to be up and ready when the time comes. The two year extension afforded by the European regulation is coming to an end and there are still many doubts raised as to how it can effectively be applied.
Garrigues has received the European Law Firm of the Year award from the international legal journal Legal Week for the third time. This is one of the most prestigious accolades in the legal sector, awarded to leading firms, teams and professionals which have stood out for their accomplishments in 2017 in the European legal market.