February 2018

Episode 205: Scandularity

Today’s news roundup begins with Maury Shenk and Brian Egan offering their views about the Supreme Court oral argument in the Microsoft Ireland case. We highlight some of the questions that may tip the Justices’ hand.

Brian and I dig into the Dems’ reply memo on the Carter Page FISA application. 

On 10 January, the Belgian Gazette published the Law of 3 December 2017 “setting up the authority for data protection” (the Law).

The Law is the first legal text in Belgium applying various provisions of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under the GDPR, EEA Member States must provide for one or more independent

Key committees in the Senate and House have concluded initial hearings on the bill to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2017 (FIRRMA). FIRRMA was introduced in the Senate and House by Senator Cornyn and Representative Pittenger with bipartisan cosponsors on November