The framework for the regulation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (“UAVs”) is currently intensely debated in the US, the EU and EU Member States. While the focus of this discussion relates to the operation of drones in a commercial and hobbyist environment, UAVs are also subject to export control regulation.
On 20 January 2014, as part of the Joint Plan of Action, the U.S. and EU have implemented “limited, targeted, temporary and reversible” relief from certain sanctions measures in return for Iran’s agreement to commence the winding down of certain aspects of its nuclear program. This limited easing is valid for a six-month period only,
Beginning in Fiscal Year 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will now allow those selected through the Diversity Visa lottery to file Forms I-485, Applications to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, to become permanent residents (“green card” holders) before immigrant visas are available to these applicants. This new process will allow more time
Proposals are on the table in both the US and EU for major changes to the privacy law framework in each region. On April 27th, the Future of Privacy Forum think tank (which was founded and is co-chaired by Hogan Lovells Privacy and Information Management Partner Christopher Wolf) hosted a trans-Atlantic policy dialogue at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo