In-house legal and regulatory update -June 2019

In-house legal and regulatory update -June 2019

We bring you updates across Brexit, Corporate & Commercial, Data Security, Advertising & Marketing, Employment, Consumer law, focusing on the commercial aspects and look at the practical steps for you to consider.

This month we cover Brexit consumer protections, data protection, crime prevention, cyber security, the challenges presented by the GDPR in its first year, increasing pension scheme buy in and modern slavery. 

In this issue:


Risk & Compliance



Information Law & TMT


Brexit-- EU and Member State no-deal preparations

The House of Commons Library has released a report called ‘EU preparations for a no-deal Brexit’, which looks at both EU-level preparations for a no-deal Brexit and those preparations put in place by some EU Member States. See: LNB News 03/06/2019 67. 

Brexit—consumer protection

The House of Commons Library has published a briefing paper on the impact of Brexit on consumers rights in the UK. The briefing paper summarises the current structure of the UK consumer protection regime and EU consumer policy and provides an outline of the possible impact of Brexit for UK consumers, including in a no-deal scenario. See: LNB News 31/05/2019 3.

Risk & Compliance

Risk & Compliance monthly highlights—May 2019

This month’s edition of Risk and Compliance highlights includes: (1) Brexit; (2) economic crime; (3) dealing with the regulators; (4) data protection; (5) modern slavery; (6) cybersecurity, (7) a selection of other news and updates; and (8) all the latest new and updated content. See: Risk & Compliance monthly highlights—May 2019.

Data protection

Britain’s top court has said that it will hear an appeal from supermarket chain Morrisons challenging a ruling holding it liable for data protection violations after a disgruntled employee stole and published payroll details for almost 100,000 fellow workers. See News Analysis: Morrisons data breach dispute heads To UK top court.

As part of a series on different data protection regimes across the globe and how UK businesses operate within

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Allison is a former partner of Shoosmiths, with extensive experience of legal management and practice compliance.