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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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Is Brexit considered a force majeure event?The change to the economic and commercial environments within both the UK and the EU as a result of Brexit...
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What is an authorised economic operator (trusted trader) and when should a business consider applying for this status?The Authorised Economic Operator...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird, Director and Head of Constitutional Affairs of Gowling WLG 5th Jun
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In light of the EU referendum results if I have an EUTM over five years old, and it is only used in the UK, should I consider filing a separate UK...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Tim Sampson of Lamb Chambers 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Joshua Marshall of Fieldfisher 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Fergus Randolph QC of Brick Court Chambers 5th Jun
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No deal Brexit—applicable law [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note covers the situation...
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5th Jun
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Brexit implementation period—jurisdiction [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note considers...
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5th Jun
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No deal Brexit—jurisdiction (UK and the Brussels regime) [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice...
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No deal Brexit—mediation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note covers the situation where the UK and the EU do not reach any agreement regarding...
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No deal Brexit—jurisdiction (UK and the Lugano Convention) [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This...
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5th Jun
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Brexit—service of documents [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note considers the impact...
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5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 5th Jun

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