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Spark now certified DPO services provider

Spark Legal Network is happy to announce we are now certified to provide Data Protection Officer (DPO) services. We are now even better equipped to assist with any GDPR related queries and able to help ensure that your company fully complies with the new EU data protection requirements. We can help drafting policy notices, processor-controller […]

Our DG Ener study on risk preparedness is published!

Good news! Our final report for the study on risk preparedness of electricity supply (ENER/B4/2015623), conducted by VVA Europe and Spark Legal Network, has been published. It can be found and downloaded here (DG ENER website). For any questions or comments, please contact the Spark team at info@sparklegalnetwork.eu.

DG CNECT study on cloud computing SLAs – stakeholder workshop yesterday

The second and final workshop of the DG CNECT project Study on Standards terms and performance criteria in service level agreements for cloud computing services was held yesterday, Monday 11th May, in Brussels. The study has three objectives, namely: to collect data on the rules currently applicable to SLAs in the EU,  EEA, and EFTA countries, to propose […]

Single framework contract on DATA PROTECTION awarded to Spark consortium

As part of a consortium including Civic Consulting, Time.lex, TNO, and Tilburg University, Spark has been selected for a single framework contract on data protection with DG JUST. Visit http://goo.gl/aZRfmE for details. The contract is for “research services in relation to issues pertaining to the protection of personal data”. The purpose of the framework contract is to […]

Spark consortium awarded study on the Energy Efficiency Directive

We are excited to start work on our latest study for the European Commission DG ENER. Together with Ecorys Netherlands we have been selected to review the effectiveness of implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive Article 6. This requires EU Member States to ensure that central governments purchase only products, services and buildings with a high […]

Spark and Ecorys win DG SANTE study

As Spark celebrates its 4th birthday this month, we are pleased to confirm our participation in a new project with our frequent partners at Ecorys. Together we have been chosen to perform the following study for the European Commission DG on Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) and the Consumers, Health, Agriculture, and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA): “Study on […]

Spark and Time.lex ePrivacy study completed

Spark and Time.lex have now finalised our study on the ePrivacy Directive for DG Connect. The study “ePrivacy Directive: assessment of transposition, effectiveness and compatibility with proposed Data Protection Regulation” began in May 2014 and included the collection and analysis of data relating to the implementation and operation of the ePrivacy Directive in the EU28, […]