Approaching projects prudently from the outset, recognising legal challenges at an early stage and reacting to requirements both quickly and sustainably are important contributions to the success of entrepreneurial activity. Practical empathy and constructive thinking are indispensable for this. A goal-oriented accompaniment of legal issues that fulfils these requirements is a component of your success.
Piltz Legal primarily provides advice and support, but also litigation if required. We clarify and deal with national and international issues in the areas of data protection and IT law, as well as commercial and business law, both quickly and precisely. The aim is always to achieve sustainable results with solution-oriented pragmatism.
What drives us? Passion for our areas of expertise and curiosity for new challenges. The Piltz Legal team is there to advise and support you in order to move your business forward.
Whistleblower protection and the right of access on a collision course – challenges in the parallel application of whistleblower protection and Art. 15 GDPR
The enactment and applicability of the German implementation law (“German Whistleblower Protection Act”) for the Whistleblowing Directive (Directive (EU) 2019/1937) is in sight even though the law was not passed yet because the “Bundesrat” did not agree to the text adopted by the “Bundestag”. It might still take some time until the two parliaments agree on a final text. However, there is time pressure due to Germany already falling far behind the deadline for the implementation of the European Directive. This also means that the legal obligation to set up an internal reporting channel is getting closer for very many German companies (all with generally at least 250 employees).
NIS-2 Directive: New provisions to strengthen cyber resilience and security
The Directive on measures for a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union ("NIS-2 Directive") published in the Official Journal of the European Union on December 27, 2022, aims to harmonize cybersecurity requirements in the EU and imposes new cybersecurity obligations on companies. It will replace the previously applicable NIS Directive.
Cyber Resilience Act - Overview of new cybersecurity requirements for products with digital elements
In September 2022, the European Commission published its proposal for the Cyber Resilience Act ("CRA", Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on horizontal cybersecurity requirements for products with digital elements and amending Regulation (EU) 2019/1020).
Important current EU digital legislation
Overview of current legislation and legislative procedures at the EU level with data protection relevance
The Piltz Legal Team provides you with information on current legislation at EU level at regular intervals.