The EU Council has approved the DSM Directive. You can see how every Member State voted below:
The next step is the transposition of this Directive into the national legislation of every EU Member State, which has to be done within 24 months.
Source: IP Kat.
Antti Rajamäki – DLA Piper published a brief article regarding the implementation of the Trade Secrets Directive ((EU) 2016/943) in Finland. One very intriguing aspect of this is the cases when an employee can reveal legally its employer’s trade secrets and the way how he can do that.
The full article can be found here.