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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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
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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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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What is the impact of a no-deal Brexit on public procurement?In conducting our research we have focussed on public procurement under the Public...
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5th Jun
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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 5th Jun
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What is retained EU law?Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law...
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Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 5th Jun
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What is the status of the UK’s World Trade Organization (WTO) schedules for goods and services?Under the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement, the...
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Produced in partnership with Eric White of Herbert Smith Freehills 5th Jun
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What is the UK position under the WTO Government Procurement Agreement before and after Brexit?The UK’s position under the World Trade Organization...
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Produced in partnership with Eric White of Herbert Smith Freehills 5th Jun
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Are UK courts and tribunals bound by decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union post-Brexit?As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the...
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What does IP completion day mean for intellectual property?IP law is one of the areas of law that is most extensively harmonised across the EU, with a...
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5th Jun
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How does a deal/no deal outcome at the end of the Brexit transition period impact the Northern Ireland Protocol?The Northern Ireland Protocol (the...
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In the context of Brexit, what is meant by the ‘transition or implementation period’?The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the...
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To what extent are references in contracts to UK legislation and EU legislation affected by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018?Where a contract...
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Produced in partnership with Eleonor Duhs of Fieldfisher and Indira Rao MBE of Counsel for EU and International Law, House of Commons 5th Jun
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What is the sifting process for Brexit legislation?Under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), before certain proposed statutory...
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Produced in partnership with Shazia Akhtar of Hardwicke 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Hewson of Institute of Economic Affairs 5th Jun
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What are the key features of a Brexit SI?As part of the UK’s domestic preparation for Brexit, the government is introducing a range of primary and...
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Will contracting authorities have to continue to advertise public contracts in the OJEU in light of Brexit?In the immediate aftermath of the EU...
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