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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 document reflects the UK GDPR regime. References and links to the GDPR refer to the UK GDPR (Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679) unless expressly stated otherwise.
This Practice Note illustrates how to manage a data protection breach under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It reflects reporting and recording requirements under the GDPR together with data breach management guidance issued by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). It also contains additional useful practical information set out in ICO guidance on data security breach management issued under the previous data protection regime, but now withdrawn. It maps out a process, providing guidance and links to relevant precedents for each stage of that process. It can also be used for cybersecurity breaches.
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See Precedents: Personal data breach plan, Data breach
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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or using misleading advertising have to rely on a combination of different intellectual property rights. These rights include the common law right to
This Practice Note discusses Term Loan B (TLB) facilities which frequently appear as a tranche of senior facilities in syndicated loans in leveraged financings. TLBs are an established feature in the US market and increasingly used in the European lending market for institutional investors.This
Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a director or to reimbursement of expenses incurred in rendering such services. Power to pay directors remuneration for their services will need to be
Definition of automatismAn act is done in a state of automatism if it is done by the body without control by the mind, (eg it is a spasm or a reflex), or if it is done by a person who is not conscious of what they are doing. The act may be described as involuntary, but will not be regarded as such
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