In-house news vlog: Misrepresentation, ePrivacy Regulation and recent ICO action - February 2017

In-house news vlog: Misrepresentation, ePrivacy Regulation and recent ICO action - February 2017

Our February news vlog, in association with Radius Law, provides a monthly round-up of key news and trend stories for in-house lawyers.

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Corporate & Commercial

  • Consequential losses
  • Disability discrimination: Supreme Court partially allows wheelchair user’s appeal
  • Misrepresentation: Damages for misrepresentation and efficacy of disclaimer notices

Data Security

  • Recent ICO action: ICO issues more monetary penalty notices
  • GDPR & ePrivacy Regulation: ICO publishes guidance on what to expect regarding General Data Protection Regulation
  • GDPR & ePrivacy Regulation: European Commission adopts e-privacy regulation

Employment

  • Dewhurst v City Sprint: Cycle courier was a worker and entitled to holiday pay

Bribery and Corruption

  • Examining deferred prosecution agreements – SFO and Rolls-Royce

 

 

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About the author:
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.