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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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
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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
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[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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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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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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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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4th Aug
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What is the limitation for an individual to enforce a Data Subject Access Request through the courts?We do not have a Practice Note on the specific...
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3rd Aug
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Starting a UK GDPR compensation claim—a practical guideThis Practice Note provides guidance on pursuing a UK GDPR claim pursuant to the UK data regime...
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2nd Aug
Precedents
Data protection officer—DPO—job description and role profile1DPO detailsName of organisation[Insert name of organisation]Name of DPO[Insert...
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1st Aug
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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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1st Aug
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When does the 72–hour time limit for notifying the ICO of a data breach come into force and start to run?Article 33 of the General Data Protection...
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1st Aug
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What are an organisation’s obligations under data protection law to verify a caller’s identity?The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...
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1st Aug
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Do I need to report a data breach to the ICO during the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic?This Q&A considers whether commercial organisations are...
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1st Aug
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Processing personal data—legitimate interestsThis Practice Note explains the scope for relying on legitimate interest as a lawful ground for...
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1st Aug
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US government surveillance in the context of EU data protection lawIn Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems, Case...
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1st Aug
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Do I have to refresh marketing email consent obtained by a pre-ticked box on our website?This Q&A considers the question of whether a commercial...
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1st Aug
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What’s the impact of failing to obtain a valid consent under the GDPR? Can you use a privacy notice to make up for a defect in such a...
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1st Aug
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Processing personal data—standard of consentThis Practice Note is based on the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and consent guidance...
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1st Aug
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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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1st Aug
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What General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 issues arise when instructing a third party expert in criminal proceedings?...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Dan Hyde of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 1st Aug
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Can a party use pictures that have been obtained from social media as evidence in legal proceedings?This question can be answered from two...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 1st Aug
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How do I develop a bring your own device (BYOD) policy?Focus on the policy objective—protecting company informationThe objective of a BYOD policy...
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