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For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the matters directly relevant to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules as they relate to general trade...
19th Jan
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Execution of deeds by companiesDocuments executed as deeds must be expressed as being executed by the company. A document will be deemed to be...
18th Jan
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In order to process personal information lawfully under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the employer needs to...
18th Jan
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In answering this Q&A, we have limited the Q&A to the position under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) and the...
18th Jan
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For general information on the ‘legitimate interests’ condition for lawful processing of personal data in Article 6(1)(f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679,...
18th Jan
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For further information, see the sections in Practice Note: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), headed: Controllers and Processors.Under...
18th Jan
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As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State and its relationship with the EU is governed by the Withdrawal...
15th Jan
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Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection Regulation compliance on an asset saleThe main general data protection regulation (GDPR)...
14th Jan
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Record management and securityLexis®PSL Practice Compliance Information security and management subtopic contains a range of Practice Notes and...
12th Jan
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What counts as confidential information? The legal definition of confidential information is information that is (i) confidential in nature, and (ii)...
12th Jan
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This Q&A is intended as a guide to the functioning of retained EU law, rather than the specifics of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012 (Brussels I (recast))...
11th Jan
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As part of the UK’s domestic preparation for Brexit, the government is introducing a range of primary and secondary legislation, including a...
11th Jan
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Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law after Brexit. It is a...
Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 11th Jan
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This Q&A focusses on the situation where the statement made was oral. This considers libel and slander generally, rather than by reference to...
Produced in partnership with Joshua Marshall of Fieldfisher 8th Jan
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Current legal positionAt present, the result of the UK referendum on 23 June 2016 has had no effect on UK law or on the legal relationship between the...
Produced in partnership with Jorren Knibbe of Guildhall Chambers 8th Jan
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The GDPR became directly applicable and enforceable in the EU on 25 May 2018. It should be noted that although the text of the GDPR refers throughout...
Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 8th Jan
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Contracts and deedsThere are two types of written agreement:•simple contracts. No particular formalities are required. There must be consideration and...
Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 8th Jan

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