In-house news vlog: EU Safe Harbor scheme declared invalid by the European Court – November 2015

In-house news vlog: EU Safe Harbor scheme declared invalid by the European Court – November 2015

Watch news stories for the month of November, centered around employment, competition and intellectual property. You can also access major updates on:

Corporate & Commercial: R (MVN) v London Borough of Greenwich

The case of R (MVN) v London Borough of Greenwich has emphasised the importance of parties to litigation making genuine attempts to settle. The Claimant made an offer to settle and sought costs after the offer was not accepted under the Court Part 36 rules. Discover more about the Court’s reaction to this offer when you tune in from 0:23.

Data Security: Safe Harbor

October saw big Data Protection news with the EU Safe Harbor scheme being declared invalid by the European Court in the Schrems case. Find out more about the reasons for this decision when you watch from 1:40.

Consumer: Consumer Rights Act

The Consumer Rights Act (CRA) came into force on the 1st October. Whilst the legislation is largely a mop-up of existing legislation there are seven important points to flag. Tune in from 8:29 to see the full list.

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Iain founded Radius Law in September 2013 which has been designed to meet the exacting standards that Iain had of his law firms during his time as an in-house counsel.

 

Iain’s in-house career spans 14 years with the 7 years from 2006 to 2013 being the General Counsel and Chief Compliance officer for the Mercedes-Benz UK Group. In this role he led a team of 18 staff.
Iain has previously been recognised in the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers report as a thought leader in legal management. He has spoken regularly and had published articles particularly on how to measure legal value.

Aside from legal management, Iain has significant expertise in regulatory work, particularly competition law and anti-bribery. Iain has led the implementation of large scale compliance programmes and also managed regulatory investigations.

Outside of the day job Iain has a passion for community projects and has been a non-executive director of a housing association and also established a debt advice centre. This social conscious approach continues in Radius Law with a bold commitment to pay 10% of profits to charity.