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04 October 2019 Catherine di Lorenzo
On 1 October 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its long-awaited decision in the case Planet49 (Case C 673/17). The decision clarifies the requirements for valid cookie consent under Directive 2002/58 (ePrivacy Directive). In particular, the CJEU rejects pre-ticked boxes as a means of providing valid consent to the use › Read More
03 October 2019 LaurieAnne Ancenys
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that there is no obligation for a search engine operator to, in case of a request, de-reference personal information of individuals on all of its search engine’s domain name extensions beyond the territory of EU Member States in order to be in compliance with › Read More
30 September 2019 Tom Levine
In-house lawyers have a leading role to play in helping their companies navigate the strategic, regulatory and operational challenges of digital transformation. Corporate partner Tom Levine discusses the issues that in-house legal teams should prioritise in this podcast. › Read More
12 September 2019 Kyle Coogan
On April 24, 2019, Facebook announced to investors that it expects to set aside an amount between $3 billion and $5 billion in relation to the investigation by the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding Cambridge Analytica prior to any final judgment on the matter. In mid-July, it was reported that the FTC voted › Read More
09 September 2019 William Samengo-Turner
Corporate venturing is becoming an increasingly popular tool among organisations looking to boost innovation and accelerate digital transformation. Corporate partner William Samengo-Turner discusses the role of corporate venturing and the issues that investors should consider in this podcast. › Read More
16 August 2019 Adam Smith
To many consumer-facing businesses, it’s something of a no-brainer to include in their websites social media plugins such as those offered by global platforms like Facebook and Twitter. After all, is there a cheaper and more innocuous way of marketing than by giving website visitors the opportunity to share the products they like with their › Read More