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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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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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A key witness (factual and/or expert)/counsel/instructing solicitor is unable/unwilling to travel to and/or attend court due to the risk of...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 11th Jun
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—what are the arrangements for contacting courts which are now ‘temporarily suspended’ but which were dealing with ongoing...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Jun
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My client and/or the instructing solicitor have had to shut their offices part-way through the disclosure exercise as a result of coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Jun
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Does the GDPR apply to deceased estates?The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in the UK on 25 May 2018 and it applies to...
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6th Jun
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Can we rely on the new Privacy Shield?What is Privacy shield?On 29 February 2016, the European Commission announced draft details of the EU–US Privacy...
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6th Jun
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Where a company enlists the services of a software/application developer to build an app for it, who is responsible for compliance with the data...
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6th Jun
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Is a data processing agreement required if no personal data is included in a processing activity and agreement?The material scope of the General Data...
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6th Jun
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When should I delete personal data?Eight principles for handling personal information form the core of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) and any...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 6th Jun
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What is the defamation rule?The defamation rule is a rule of law which affects the availability of the grant of interim injunctive relief where there...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 6th Jun
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Will the processing of personal data relating to US citizens by a UK company in the UK be subject to the GDPR (once that applies) (and assuming the...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 6th Jun
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What constitutes a ‘transfer’ of personal data outside of the EU? Does remotely accessing personal data from a third country, which is stored in the...
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Produced in partnership with Jack Roberts of Shoosmiths LLP 6th Jun
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What approach are public bodies taking to data processor clauses under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679?Practice Note:...
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6th Jun
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What is the position in relation to translated documents in the context of legal advice privilege?Legal Professional PrivilegeThe core aim of...
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6th Jun
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Can you provide any guidance for data transfer outside the EEA?See the following content:•Standard contractual clauses—data controller to data...
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6th Jun
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Which data processing Precedent can be adapted for use in an intercompany agreement?Precedent: Personal data processing provisions—pro-processor may...
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6th Jun

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