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29 January 2020 David Smith
Last week, the UK Parliament passed the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (see our recent publication regarding the key provisions of the Bill). Following Royal Assent, the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 now gives effect, in the UK, to the EU Withdrawal Agreement, as negotiated with the EU and including the transition period to › Read More
23 January 2020 David Smith
Now that Exit Day on 31st January is drawing close attention is focussing on what will happen during the transition period that will run from 31St January until the end of the year. There seems little doubt that the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (see our recent publication regarding the key provisions of the Bill) › Read More
09 December 2019 Karishma Brahmbhatt
On 19 November 2019 the UK ICO held a follow-up to its Adtech Fact Finding Forum (held in March 2019). With several key adtech players having aired their concerns, challenges and frustrations back at the March forum, the mood at this latest event was markedly different. There was an air of acceptance that the status › Read More
22 November 2019 Lawson Caisley
When a company is the victim of a cyber attack or data breach, a number of crucial questions will have to be answered immediately. These include: Must we involve the police? Do we need to pursue urgent civil remedies for real protection? Can/should we pay a ransom? When do we report to regulators? When do › Read More
14 November 2019 Emma Keeling
De-reference in the EU….. Last month we reported on the Google/CNIL judgment, where the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) ruled that Google was not necessarily required to de-reference personal data on all its search engine domains in order to comply with the right to be forgotten under the General Data Protection › Read More
14 November 2019 Maeve Hanna
Online campaigning played a pivotal role in the 2016 Brexit referendum and the 2017 UK general election and is set to do the same ahead of voters taking to the polls on 12 December 2019. In anticipation of the election, parties have been busy building their war chests, with the Conservatives raising more than £5 › Read More