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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP day mean for Risk & Compliance?
This Practice Note explains, in simple terms, the key features of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). See also Precedent: Data protection cheat sheet for staff.
This Practice Note is intended for non-privacy specialists and there are separate, more detailed, Practice Notes on the GDPR, eg:
Introduction to the EU GDPR and UK GDPR
Data protection compliance planning
Data protection officer
Data protection compliance—data subjects rights
Processing personal data—lawful processing
The GDPR is the main source of data protection law—see Practice Note: The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). It is supplemented in the UK by the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018).
The EU GDPR sets out the rules on processing personal data across the EU, and also applies in Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein—this wider group is known as the EEA.
The EU GDPR has
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On the disposition of a property (whether by way of conveyance, transfer or charge), the party making the disposition will normally provide a title guarantee which implies standard form covenants for title. A landlord may give a title guarantee when granting a lease, but this is rare in practice.
This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an arrangement constitutes a contract of insurance and the possible consequences of carrying on activities relating to a contract of insurance without the requisite regulatory permissionsThe
Codicils may be used for making any alteration in a Will such as to alter the executors or make changes in legacies, whether by addition or deletion but that is by no means their only use. As a general rule, substantial changes are best achieved by means of a new Will and codicils are more
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners dealing with provisions in the CPR relevant to cross border matters, including CPR 5.4C (discussed below). For guidance on the impact of Brexit on the CPR, see Cross border
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