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In Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems, Case C-311/18 (Schrems II), the Court of Justice of the European Union...
20th Apr
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See the following content:•Standard contractual clauses—data controller to data processor in third country: Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents...
20th Apr
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There has recently been a legal challenge regarding the EU’s data sharing arrangement with the US, known as the EU‒US Privacy Shield, filed in the...
20th Apr
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What is Privacy shield?On 29 February 2016, the European Commission announced draft details of the EU–US Privacy Shield to replace the Safe Harbour...
20th Apr
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This Q&A reflects draft Legal Sector Affinity Group (LSAG) AML guidance, published on 20 January 2021. It awaits HM Treasury approval. Note that any...
16th Apr
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When responding to data subject requests for access and portability made under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), there are two...
13th 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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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 trade in goods...
8th Apr
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Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the expression ‘force majeure’ does not refer to a legal doctrine. Instead, the expression ‘force...
8th Apr
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Only lawyers qualified in an EU Member State are able to practise EU law or argue before EU tribunals such as the Court of Justice of the European...
8th 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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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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This Q&A considers whether, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, law firm clients are required to wear face covering when they attend your...
6th Apr
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The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (MLR 2017), SI 2017/692 came into force on...
31st Mar
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The Q&A: When a solicitor instructs counsel to appear at a hearing and advise generally in respect of a matter, should the barrister be considered a...
29th Mar
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See Practice Note: Privacy notices—information requirements which sets out information requirements that are contained at various places in the...
29th Mar
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Practice Note: Data protection impact assessments—DPIAs sets out when a DPIA is required.DPIA requiredA DPIA is compulsory in the case of:•a...
29th Mar
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There are two issues to consider:•territorial scope•the definition of personal dataTerritorial scopeSee Practice Note: The General Data Protection...
29th Mar
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Practice Note: Privacy notices—information requirements sets out the information you have to provide to data subjects when you collect or receive...
29th Mar
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Under Article 37 of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR), companies have to appoint a data protection officer...
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