This GvW International Newsletter includes a summary of the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation since it came into force last year and going forward.
In this issue we also report on an important ECJ decision confirming the separate evaluation of customs duties and import VAT which should be of interest to economic operators.
We also comment below on another recent judgment of the ECJ which has consequences for the operators of websites featuring the Facebook "Like" button.
Finally, you will also find a report from our Istanbul office on the composition procedure under Turkish bankruptcy law which has been brought back into use as a result of current economic circumstances and the fact that Turkish law no longer permits the postponement of bankruptcy proceedings.
We wish you an interesting read!
Dr Gökce Uzar Schüller, Attorney, Frankfurt and Istanbul