News & Analysis
News In Brief: October 4-October 8, 2021
Portugal's Online Market Soars As Trade Group Warns On Tax
News In Brief: May 3-May 7, 2021
Portuguese Trade Group Study Warns Of Unlicensed Threat
Research & Reports
Interactive Map: Gambling Advertising Across Europe
EU Online Gambling Outlook 2020
Despite the fact that EU countries are generally some of the most mature markets when it comes to regulating online gambling, a few have yet to issue any licences. In Germany, the latest amendments to the gambling regulatory framework entered into force at the beginning of 2020, allowing for an unlimited number of online sports-betting licences to be issued straightaway.
Portugal: Data Protection Authority Consults on Impact Assessments
On July 13, 2018, the Portuguese Data Protection Authority (Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados - CNPD) launched a public consultation, which aims to establish and make public a list of the types of processing operations that are subject to the requirement for a data protection impact assessment.
Portugal: Ordinance on Beneficial Ownership Central Register Published in Official Gazette
On August 21, 2018, Ordinance no. 233/2018 was published in the official gazette. The ordinance regulates the legal regime of a beneficial ownership central register, in light of Law no. 83/2017, which transposes the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive into national law.
As provided by the ordinance, all entities must disclose to the beneficial ownership central register the identity of their beneficial owners. The ordinance's key features are:
Portugal: Consultation on GDPR Implementation
On September 8, 2017 a consultation was launched in Portugal for public and private entities to express their opinion on several matters regarding the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in national legislation. The regulation is to come into effect on May 25, 2018 and aims to ensure an equivalent level of protection for the processing of personal data in all member states.
The topics submitted for consultation are:
1. Treatment of special categories of personal data - genetic, biometric and health data