Archives of EU Law

Updates on legal developments in European Union law

EU Regulation on Screening of Foreign Direct Investment

Background EU institutions have completed the co-legislative lifecycle for the text of the regulation on the screening of foreign direct investment into the EU (the “Regulation“).   The Regulation comes at a critical point, seeing as the EU is the main destination for foreign direct investment (“FDI“) globally, with €6 295 billion of foreign investment […]
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Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data in the EU adopted

The European Parliament has adopted the Regulation on the Free Flow of Non-Personal Data in the European Union (the “Regulation“) which was already provisionally adopted by the Council of the EU. Seen as a major building block of the Digital Single Market of the EU, the Regulation aims to safeguard the free flow of non-personal […]
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EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum releases first report ‘Blockchain Innovation in Europe’

The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, an initiative of the European Commission, in which Anastasios Antoniou, partner at Antoniou McCollum & Co. participates as a member of the policy and framework working group, has released its first report titled ‘Blockchain and Innovation in Europe’. The ‘Blockchain and Innovation in Europe’ paper examines the state of blockchain […]
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European Commission appoints AMC partner to EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum

We are delighted with the appointment of Anastasios A. Antoniou, co-founding partner of Antoniou McCollum & Co., to the Blockchain Policy and Framework Conditions Working Group of the European Commission’s EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum. The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum is an EU initiative to accelerate blockchain innovation and the development of the blockchain […]
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Profiling and automated decision-making compliance under the GDPR

The availability of vast amounts of personal data on the internet combined with the ability to find correlations and create links between this information, can allow elements of an individual’s personality or behaviour, interests and habits to be determined, analysed and predicted. This exponential surge in data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence is facilitating […]
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