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07 September 2018 David Smith
One of the challenges thrown up by the GDPR is understanding the interrelation between the extra-territorial scope provisions in Article 3 and the restrictions on international transfer in Chapter V. How, for example, do the international transfer restrictions apply, if they apply at all, to a data controller that has no presence in the EU › Read More
28 August 2018 Natalie Young
Earlier this year, Congress passed the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (“CLOUD”) Act. The CLOUD Act is significant because it allows US law enforcement authorities to access the data of US companies held abroad and could allow foreign governments who have entered into an executive agreement with the US to obtain data stored by › Read More
19 July 2018 David Smith
Elizabeth Denham, the Information Commissioner, was in the headlines last week after announcing her intention to impose a record fine of £½million on Facebook and launching her report on “Democracy Disrupted? Personal Information and Political Influence”, a wide ranging and detailed investigation into the complex world of gathering and using personal data for political campaigning. › Read More
21 June 2018 David Stone
The UK Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that trade mark owners should pay the costs of implementing a court order requiring UK ISPs to block access to websites selling counterfeit goods. This is a reversal of previous decisions, which had required the ISPs to bear these costs. Rights holders will still be able to obtain › Read More
17 May 2018 Charlotte Mullarkey
On 10 May the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 came into force in the UK. These implement the EU NIS Directive, EU-wide rules on cybersecurity. The NIS Directive had to be transposed into Member State laws by 9 May 2018. Many Member States have not met the deadline. Which companies are caught? The UK › Read More
06 March 2018 Charlotte Mullarkey
To coincide with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK data protection authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office (the ICO) has issued guidance on the new proposed fee arrangement for the registration of data controllers in the UK. Assuming this proposal is approved by Parliament, the new ‘data protection fee’ will come › Read More