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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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Environmental Information Regulations 2004—responding to a requestWhen responding to a request for information, the first step should be to determine...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 23rd Aug
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Differences between Environmental Information Regulations and Freedom of Information ActBrexit — CJEU case lawThis Practice Note contains references...
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23rd Aug
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Environmental Information Regulations 2004—appeals and enforcementA requestor, or more appropriately a complainant, may complain about the way a...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 23rd Aug
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Access to environmental information Directive 2003/4/EC—snapshotPurpose of the AEI DirectiveTitleDirective 2003/4/EC of the European Parliament and of...
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20th Aug
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Environmental Information Regulations 2004—what is environmental information?Understanding what environmental information includes is fundamental to...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 16th Aug
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Environmental Information Regulations 2004—exceptionsThe Environmental Information Regulations 2004, SI 2004/3391 (EIR 2004) give rights of public...
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16th Aug
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Environmental Information Regulations 2004—requesting informationThis Practice Note outlines guidance for private practitioners making requests,...
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16th Aug
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How do the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 vary from the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005?The Re-use of...
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15th Aug
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Crown copyrightIP 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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Produced in partnership with Judy Nokes 12th Aug
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Charging for re-use of Crown copyright and public sector informationIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020....
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Produced in partnership with Judy Nokes 12th Aug
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Open Government LicenceIP 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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Produced in partnership with Judy Nokes 12th Aug
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Environmental Information Regulations 2004—clarifying requestsUpdated in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson HarwoodWhere requests under the...
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11th Aug
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Environmental Information Regulations 2004—issues for businessesThe Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR 2004), SI 2004/3391 poses a risk...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 11th Aug
Precedents
Environmental Information Regulations 2004, Data Protection Act 1998, Freedom of Information Act 2000—provision for disclosure by a local authority...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood 11th Aug
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Environmental Information Regulations 2004—request for environmental information[Insert name of public authority][Insert public authority's address,...
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11th Aug
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Open dataWhat is open data?In broad terms, ‘open data’ is data that is made publicly available in open, machine-readable format on licence terms that...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Parris of Fieldfisher and Paul Barton of Fieldfisher 31st Jul
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Environmental Information Regulations 2004—log sheet for verbal request for environmental information1. Name of applicant[insert details]2. If the...
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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephens Harwood 30th Jul
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The freedom of information case tracker records and summarises key decisions and case law rulings relating to enforcement of the Freedom of...
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13th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr

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