DWF has advised Aberdeen Standard European Logistics Income on its EUR 28 million acquisition of the Panattoni Lodz City VIII logistics and distribution center from Panattoni. Miller Canfield advised the seller.
Norton Rose Fulbright and Asters have advised a syndicate of banks on its provision of a PLN 1.5 billon loan to Polish, Russian, Romanian, Ukrainian, and German members of the Cersanit Group. Romania's Ionescu si Sava reportedly also advised the syndicate. Clifford Chance advised Cersanit on the deal.
On May 25, 2021, 3 years will pass since the regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) started to apply. During these three years, the supervisory authorities were active, and their decisions allow us to learn about real-life examples in which the data controller reacted badly to the initiated proceedings, which in turn led to serious consequences for him. The situations described below can be a good lesson for anyone who processes personal data on how to prevent things go really wrong when we are already facing an investigation by the supervisory authority. In addition to the description of actual proceedings, practical tips are provided below on how to respond to the actions taken against us by the supervisory authority and communicate with the supervisory authority properly in order to minimize the potential damage.