In-house lawyer tracker for 2018
In-house lawyer tracker for 2018

The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • In-house lawyer tracker for 2018
  • Data & privacy
  • Employment & HR
  • Confidentiality & trade secrets
  • Corporate governance
  • Commercial & competition
  • Financial
  • Miscellaneous

This Practice Note, by Iain Larkins of Radius Law, highlights key legal and regulatory changes that will affect in-house lawyers in 2018. While some are set in stone, others are more speculative at this stage or subject to the Parliamentary timetable. It is updated quarterly and was last updated on 7 September 2018.

Data & privacy

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Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018
On 10 May, the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 came into force in the UK. This imposes new rules on Operators of Essential Services (OES) and Digital Service Providers (DSP).
OES & DSPs must manage their security risks appropriately and notify relevant authorities of incidents that may have a significant impact on the continuity of an essential service within 72 hours. This is not limited to personal data incidents like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
There is a sliding scale for non-compliance with the highest being £17 million. There is still considerable uncertainty about these Regulations. It’s hoped that more guidance will be issued soon.
Operators of Essential Services (OES) and Digital Service Providers (DSP)
OES may include companies that operate in energy, transport, health and digital infrastructure (eg domain name providers). DSPs are those who provide an online marketplace, online search engines, or cloud computing services in the

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