- Legal500 has once again recognized Babic & Partners Law Firm as one of the leading law firms in Croatia

Recognizing our excelence, the newly published Legal500 Europe, EMEA 2023 edition has once again assigned us the top (first) tier rankings in Commercial, Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Employment; and EU and Competition; and tier 2 ranking in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets. We are grateful to all of our clients for their support and continued confidence. In addition, we use this opportunity to thank and congratulate all the colleagues at the firm for their stellar work and contribution in achieving these rankings!

- Croatian Data Protection Authority imposes a new fine on a telecoms operator for violation of the GDPR.

The Croatian Data Protection Authority (DPA) recently imposed on a telecoms operator a fine of EUR 20,000 for the unlawful processing of user’s personal data. According to information published by the DPA, the fine was imposed for violation of Article 6(1) of the GDPR (absence of a legal basis for the processing) because the operator, acting as controller, continued to process user’s personal data for a period exceeding 12 months after termination of contract with user without having a legal basis for such continued processing, and such continued processing exposed user’s personal data to a security incident in the meantime.