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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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ePrivacy Regulation—timelineThis timeline sets out key dates and information relating to the draft ePrivacy Regulation as it progresses through the EU...
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5th Jun
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TMT—Brexit trackerThis Practice Note tracks key developments and guidance specifically related to Brexit and the TMT sector.It is divided into the...
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5th Jun
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The EU NIS Directive and UK NIS Regulations—timelineThis timeline sets out key dates and information relating to:•the EU’s Network and Information...
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5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Jorren Knibbe of Guildhall Chambers 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Roger Bickerstaff of Bird & Bird 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Alison Meacher of Hardwicke Chambers 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Guy Tritton of Hogarth Chambers 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Fergus Randolph QC of Brick Court Chambers 5th Jun
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Do you have any guidance on whether Brexit is considered a force majeure event?We refer you to the following which may be of assistance:•Q&A: Is...
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5th Jun
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In light of the EU referendum result, is there still an obligation for UK local authorities to secure school places for children of EU nationals?The...
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Produced in partnership with Shazia Akhtar of Hardwicke 5th Jun
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5th Jun
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What are commodity codes and procedure codes from 1 January 2021 and where do I find them?A commodity code is a ten-digit code to classify goods for...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Hewson 5th Jun
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Do you have guidance on the general implications for UK trade in services with the EU27 if the UK trades with the EU on World Trade Organization rules...
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5th Jun
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