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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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Issues to consider when you need to access to a deceased person's inbox—Probate considerations (Part 2)Considerations in respect of the deceased...
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3rd Sep
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Determining roles under data protection law in commercial transactions between businesses (processor, independent controller or joint controller)In...
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2nd Sep
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Data protection principlesOn 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK,...
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Produced in partnership with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 31st Aug
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What steps does a data controller have to take under the Data Protection Act 1998 when transferring a database of personal data to a company taking...
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26th Aug
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Have the standard contractual clauses (model clauses) been updated for the General Data Protection Regulation?Background to the standard contractual...
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26th Aug
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What is the impact of Brexit on international transfers of personal data?This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal...
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26th Aug
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When sharing personal data intra-group is an agreement required?This Q&A does not consider personal data sharing/transfers in relation to...
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26th Aug
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The UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR)—NavigatorThis Practice Note serves as a reference guide to the Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679...
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26th Aug
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The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR)After four years of negotiation, amendments and drafting, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher 26th Aug
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The GDPR regime in the UK before 1 January 2021—Navigator [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the EU General Data...
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26th Aug
Q&As
Must group companies wishing to share personal data enter into a data processing agreement?This Q&A touches on many aspects of the data protection...
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Produced in partnership with JP Buckley of DWF LLP 25th Aug
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Does a company transferring personal data to one of its US group companies or enabling access to their UK servers by their US group company need to...
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25th Aug
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Can the Model Clauses be amended to limit or exclude the rights of a data subject?Amending Model ClausesClause 10 of the 2010 Model Clauses provides...
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25th Aug
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DPA 1998 to GDPR comparison—international data transfers of personal data [Archived]Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State...
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Produced in partnership with White & Case 25th Aug
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The Data Protection Act 2018The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into force on 25 May 2018. As first enacted it introduced four distinct data...
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25th Aug
Q&As
How does the General Data Protection Regulation impact on property owners and managers?The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU)...
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25th Aug
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What are the differences between joint controllers and controllers in common under the GDPR? What is the difference in liability if a party is a joint...
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Produced in partnership with Loretta Pugh, Senior Associate, CMS and Emma Burnett, Partner, CMS 25th Aug

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