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Introduction to the laws protecting confidential information and trade secrets in the UKHistorically, the UK had no statutory regime to address the...
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Produced in partnership with William Smith of Bird & Bird LLP 23rd Oct
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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU...
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19th Oct
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Brexit: The Retained General Data Protection Regulation, Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (UK GDPR) regime described in this Practice Note is the UK...
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19th Oct
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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Brown of Simmons & Simmons 19th Oct
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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16th Oct
Practice notes
This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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16th Oct
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Privacy law—misuse of private information and Privacy law—remedies.Coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 16th Oct
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The tort of misuse of private information is the principal cause of action relied upon to protect privacy rights, at least against defendants who are...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB 15th Oct
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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU...
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28th Sep
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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU...
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26th Sep
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The tort of misuse of private information is focused on 'the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the right to control the dissemination of...
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26th Sep
Precedents
1 Anti-bribery—short form—pro-customer Bribery Laws means the Bribery Act 2010[ and associated guidance published...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the adtech ecosystem and the programmatic buying and selling of online display advertising. It considers...
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26th Sep
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Intellectual property (IP) agreements relating to, for example, licensing of technology and for the joint development of new technology, may have a...
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25th Sep
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The General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 4 May...
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25th Sep

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it...
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2nd Sep
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Copyright theftTheft of copyright is criminalised by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988), the Trade Marks Act 1994 (TMA 1994) and...
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25th Sep
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While there are other remedies available to claimants in breach of confidence cases, an injunction preventing publication of the relevant information...
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25th Sep
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Although the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) repealed and replaced much of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA 2000), the...
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25th Sep
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BackgroundThe ability to block websites is within the power of the internet service providers (ISPs) who provide the service of connecting users to...
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25th Sep
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This guidance, dated June 2013, produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI), helps...
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25th Sep
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BackgroundThe Computer Misuse Act 1990 (CMA 1990) was principally enacted in response to the threat of unauthorised access to computers, colloquially...
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25th Sep
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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...
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25th Sep
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The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) creates a number of criminal offences relating to the misuse of personal data in the UK. For information on...
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25th Sep
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The rapid growth of the internet has transformed the way we work. Indeed, the UK has one of the most internet-based economies in the world, with the...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the Digital Economy Act 2010 and early s 97A website blocking. This Practice Note is for...
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26th Sep
Precedents
1Introduction1.1The Company understands that the internet and social media platforms are increasingly used as a means of communication both at work...
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26th Sep
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1Introduction1.1The Company understands that the internet and social media platforms are increasingly used as a means of communication both at work...
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26th Sep
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Letter notifying data subject of data breach under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003, SI 2003/2426[Data subject’s name and...
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26th Sep
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1Introduction1.1The Company is committed to the highest standards of information security and treats confidentiality and data security extremely...
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26th Sep
Precedents
Letter of claim [Alleged infringer’s name and address][Date]Dear [insert organisation name]Copyright infringement: [Name and description of copyright...
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26th Sep
Precedents
You must read this policy because it gives important information about:•the Company’s rules on the use of internet, email, telephone and other...
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26th Sep
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has a wide-ranging brief, which includes the ability to enforce compliance with its rules and competition law in...
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26th Sep
Precedents
[Insert name and address of recipient]Dear [insert organisation name],[Name of client] and confidential information1We are instructed by [insert name...
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Many companies and government bodies (such as HMRC) have been exposed to loss of confidential information and many other breaches of confidentiality...
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