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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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
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[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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Surveillance and intelligence gathering powers of the FCAThe Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Hanstock of Cornerstone Barristers 17th Sep
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US government surveillance in the context of EU data protection lawIn Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems, Case...
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17th Sep
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Can mobile phone recordings constitute admissible evidence in legal proceedings and what issues should be considered?For the purposes of this Q&A we...
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17th Sep
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Does the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 apply to civil and family law proceedings and to what extent can a local authority use...
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17th Sep
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Acquisition and disclosure of communications data under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) provides the...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Hanstock of Cornerstone Barristers 16th Sep
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The regulation of intelligence gathering—an introductory guideA range of statutory obligations regulate the acquisition, retention, examination and...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Hanstock of Cornerstone Barristers 16th Sep
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Interception of communications under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) provides the legal framework...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Hanstock of Cornerstone Barristers 16th Sep
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Communications data retentionThe Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) provides the existing legal framework governing the use of covert...
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Produced in partnership with Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 16th Sep
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Covert intelligence sourcesAlthough the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) repealed and replaced the majority of the Regulation of Investigatory...
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16th Sep
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Interception of communications under RIPA 2000—phone tapping and other criminal offences [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and...
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16th Sep
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Investigation of encryption protected electronic data under RIPA 2000Although the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) repealed and replaced much...
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16th Sep
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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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16th Sep
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Surveillance powers of local councilsThe Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) overhauled the legal framework governing the use of covert...
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16th Sep
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Equipment interference under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) forms a central part of the legal framework...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Hanstock of Cornerstone Barristers 16th Sep
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Scrutiny of intelligence gathering and the role of commissioners under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016)...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Hanstock of Cornerstone Barristers 16th Sep
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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016—an introductory guide [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For an...
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Produced in partnership with Eric Metcalfe of Monckton Chambers and Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 16th Sep
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Acquisition and disclosure of communications data under RIPA 2000 [Archived] ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The...
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16th Sep
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Scrutiny of interception under RIPA 2000 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not being maintained. For information on the scrutiny of...
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16th Sep
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Regulation of investigatory powers under RIPA 2000 The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) provides the main legal framework governing the use of...
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16th Sep
Precedents
Confidentiality agreement—mutualThis Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party] [of [insert details ] OR a company incorporated in...
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