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Radar: Technology & Communications Update - June 2016

The European Commission has published a raft of proposals as part of its Digital Single Market strategy, focusing on facilitating cross-border trade and e-commerce. We also look at the newly agreed Trade Secrets Directive in more detail and at CMA recommendations for consumer protection law compliance for cloud storage providers.

Digital Single Market developments focus on cross-border trade and e-commerce
The European Commission has published a raft of proposals as part of the Digital Single Market Strategy, focusing on facilitating cross-border trade and e-commerce.

European Council approves Trade Secrets Directive
As the Trade Secrets Directive moves closer to enactment, we look at it in more detail.

Consumer protection compliance points for cloud storage providers
The Competition and Markets Authority has published a lengthy report following a consultation on consumer law compliance by cloud storage providers.


Do you believe non-compete clauses stifle entrepreneurship and innovation?

The UK government wants to make Britain the best place in Europe to innovate and start up a new business and, in order to encourage this, has published a Call for Evidence to look at employment rules around non-compete clauses (also known as restrictive covenants).

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