Here is a summary of the legislative and regulatory issues that European firms need to consider when choosing a SaaS provider.
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The mobile operator and others are urging minister Ed Vaizey to press for lower wholesale caps for data roaming, saying that proposed EU legislation would still lead to 'prohibitively expensive' charges
European countries are to work together on making their electronic healthcare system interoperable, under a decision adopted by the European Commission on Thursday.The change in EU legislation creates an eHealth Network, as described in the Cross-border Healthcare Directive adopted in March.
New EU data protection legislation to be proposed next month...
Upcoming EU consumer-rights legislation could harm small businesses that sell goods over the internet, according to the Forum of Private Business.The small-business organisation said on Thursday that the EU Consumer Rights Directive, which could come into force in 2013 if passed, included provisions that would be unfair on small e-commerce firms.
The European Commission's digital agenda chief tells ZDNet UK why lower data-roaming charges are so important to her and the EU, and hints at upcoming legislation to force prices down
The implementation of the Digital Economy Act, a piece of legislation designed in part to crack down on unlawful file-sharing, is being severely delayed by a judicial review.The High Court review is being carried out at the behest of BT and TalkTalk, who say the Act falls foul of EU laws on privacy and ISP obligations.
The European Commission is in the process of drawing up legislation which may allow citizens of EU member states to delete data stored by websites and services.
The ISPs are worried the 'rushed' copyright crackdown legislation may be incompatible with EU rules on privacy and 'the role of ISPs in policing the internet'
The Information Commissioner's Office has said draft EU legislation may prove the catalyst needed to get data-breach notification into UK law
CeBIT: Commissioner Viviane Reding has confirmed that new rules will be drafted later this year to amend current EU e-privacy legislation
Anti-software patent campaigners unpick the implications of a proposed EU directive to strengthen existing patent legislation
The EU Council has postponed passing the Computer Implemented Inventions Directive until Tuesday - but opponents say it is pushing the legislation through in a way that 'puts diplomatic procedures above democratic principles'
The PC manufacturer is beefing up its business and consumer reuse and disposal schemes ahead of new EU legislation, but is vague about the pricing
Switchover from Windows is suspended over fears incoming EU legislation could cause huge patent headache.
The vast majority of IT businesses are not aware of legal obligations they face under newly implemented EU regulations, which have been compared to the DMCA in scope
A vote on the EU's proposed directive on the enforcement of intellectual property rights, which has been compared to a draconian US law, has been pushed back to November
Proposed EU legislation could force small software businesses to pay exorbitant licence fees
The IP Enforcement Directive, a proposed new law from the EU, suggests Draconian measures to combat online piracy and counterfeiting. It makes the DMCA look tame.
New legislation from the EU could lock up buskers and criminalise spare tyres. But it's not all good news