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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on the impact of Brexit on the GDPR and data protection, see Practice Note: Brexit—implications for data protection.
This Practice Note provides an introduction to reliance by financial services firms on legal obligation or legitimate interest as a lawful ground for processing personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), which took effect on 25 May 2018.
For general information on the GDPR, see Practice Notes:
GDPR for financial services firms—one minute guide
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The Data Protection Act 2018, and
EU data protection reform—timeline [Archived]
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published a guide to the GDPR which is available here.
Personal data: any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (data subject)—an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical,
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This Practice Note considers the law governing the procedural law of arbitration proceedings (the curial law or lex arbitri) and how it is determined under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as convenient shorthand).The procedural law of the arbitral proceedingsThe procedural
This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is proceeding, you may also need to be mindful of additional provisions—see further below.You should also consider if the proceedings will be
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This Practice Note considers the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake, unilateral mistake, mistake as to identity and mistake as to the document signed (non est factum). It also considers the impact of each of these types of mistake on the contract and
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