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A key objective of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the EU GDPR) is to achieve a level of consistency in relation to...
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19th May
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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Investigatory Powers TribunalFor information on the overarching regime for scrunity of the use of powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. Due to the extensive similarities between the...
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19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
Precedents
In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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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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19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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19th May
Precedents
[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify division][Specify specialist...
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19th May
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Privacy law—misuse of private informationThe tort of misuse of private information is focused on ‘the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 19th May
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The tort of misuse of private information is the principal cause of action relied on 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 19th May

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Can NHS trusts charge a fee to the police for providing them with copies of patient medical records?In answering this query, it has been assumed that...
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16th Sep
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When barristers receive papers from instructing solicitors, are they obliged to serve a privacy notice on the lay client?The Q&A: When a solicitor...
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16th Sep
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Direct marketingThis Practice Note analyses the legal and commercial issues arising out of direct marketing activities. It covers the following:•What...
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16th Sep
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Autonomous and connected vehicles—data protection and privacy issuesThis Practice Note considers the following data protection, privacy and security...
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Produced in partnership with Shoosmiths 16th Sep
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UK and EU ePrivacy law reform—trackerThis tracker sets out key dates and information relating to proposed changes to privacy and electronic...
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16th Sep
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Internet of things (IoT)—data protection, privacy and securityThis Practice Note focuses on the data protection and privacy implications of the...
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Produced in partnership with Rosemary Jay of Hunton Andrews Kurth, Giulio Coraggio of DLA Piper and Giordana Babini of DLA Piper 16th Sep
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CookiesThis Practice Note examines the law on the use of cookies and similar technologies in the UK, and covers the following:•Types of cookies and...
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16th Sep
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DPA 1998 to GDPR comparison—background and key definitions [Archived]Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an...
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Produced in partnership with White & Case 16th Sep
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DPA 1998 to GDPR comparison—obligations of controllers and processors [Archived]Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and...
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Produced in partnership with White & Case 16th Sep
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ICO enforcement—databaseIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP...
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16th Sep
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Processing personal data—obtaining, recording and managing consentThis Practice Note is based on the UK GDPR and consent guidance published by the...
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16th Sep
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Cloud computing—key legal issuesThis Practice Note considers the following legal and commercial issues relating to cloud services:•Due...
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14th Sep
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Implementing a global corporate whistleblowing policy: data protection issuesCompanies must find a reliable method of identifying and correcting any...
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Produced in partnership with Pulina Whitaker and Lee Harding of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 14th Sep
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Brexit—implications for data protectionThis Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General...
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14th Sep
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Children and data protection law—the age appropriate design code (children’s code)The UK data protection authority, the Information Commissioner’s...
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14th Sep
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The Data Protection Act 2018—timelineThis timeline sets out key dates and information relating to the development and implementation of the Data...
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14th Sep
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Starting a claim for misuse of private information—a practical guideThis Practice Note considers how to start a claim for misuse of private...
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13th Sep
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Responding to a UK GDPR compensation claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on how to respond to a UK GDPR claim pursuant to the...
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13th Sep
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Data protection and outsourcing under the DPA 1998 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the data protection regime...
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13th Sep
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The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018This Practice Note provides an overview of the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018...
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13th Sep

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