EU member states continue to work to implement the 2009 Directive that requires user consent for cookies.  The attached tracker chart shows the actual or proposed new rules in Bird & Bird countries.  Of our countries, Finland, Hungary, Sweden & the UK have completed implementation, but drafts of the new rules are now available for the majority of countries.  


Please click here to view the chart.
If you have queries on this, please contact Gabriel Voisin or Ruth Boardman.

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