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Although this is a question about privilege, privilege is a subset of confidentiality and this response addresses the wider issues. It assumes that...
Produced in partnership with Sarah Mumford of Sarah Mumford 9th Apr
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Part 2 of the Housing Act 2004 (HA 2004) makes provision for a house in multiple occupation (HMO) to require a licence.HA 2004, s 61 imposes the legal...
8th Apr
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We have assumed that:•a company imports goods manufactured in China into the UK•the specific products are not dealt with explicitly in the products...
8th Apr
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This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal data involving the UK and EEA, under the General Data Protection...
8th Apr
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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
8th Apr
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Under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), before certain proposed statutory instruments (Brexit SIs) are formally laid in...
8th Apr
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Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting government priorities across Europe and beyond.In light of COVID-19 developments and...
8th Apr
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We have assumed that this relates to an offence under section 30(1) of the Housing Act 2004.Where an improvement notice served under Part 1 of the...
6th Apr
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STOP PRESS: Draft Legal Sector Affinity Group (LSAG) AML guidance was published on 20 January 2021. It awaits approval by HM Treasury and any content...
6th Apr
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Under the Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018, SI 2018/480, data controllers are required to pay an annual charge (a ‘data...
29th Mar
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The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 (CHSR 2017), SI 2017/1012 creates a series of criminal offences. Generally speaking, the...
Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 22nd Mar
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Directive on criminalising money launderingOn 12 November 2018, the Directive (EU) 2018/1673 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23...
15th Mar
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A bankrupt is subject to an ongoing duty to co-operate with their trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) pursuant to inter alia section 333 of the Insolvency...
15th Mar
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The making of a property closure order involves a two-stage process.The first is the closure notice and then secondly, a closure order can be applied...
Produced in partnership with Aisha Akhtar of Network Homes 10th Mar
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Tiered restrictions from 2 DecemberAlthough the measures of England’s second national lockdown in November eased the burden on the NHS, it was not...
8th Mar
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We have assumed that:•relevant documents disclosed include personal data as defined by the United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulation, Retained...
8th Mar

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