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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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This Q&A reflects the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (MLR 2017), SI 2017/692,...
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 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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Article 37 of Retained Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679, UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) requires a data controller or processor to...
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...
Produced in partnership with Alex Dittel 29th Mar
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Whether you need consent to process the personal data of existing and future clients depends what data you are processing, why and how.Processing...
29th Mar
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If you hold personal data of former clients, then you will be processing it for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
29th Mar
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) contains extensive information requirements. See Practice Note: Privacy notices—information requirements...
29th Mar
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There is no specific requirement to have a general client-facing privacy policy and a separate website privacy policy. You should, however, satisfy...
29th Mar
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Personal data that is subject to a duty of client confidentiality or contained within communications that are considered to be legally privileged may...
Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Augury Consulting Limited 24th Mar
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This Q&A draws on the Information Commissioner’s Office’s (ICO’s) guidance on business-to-business marketing, which may or may not be relevant...
Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Bevan Brittan 24th Mar
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Article 17 of Retained Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679, UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) grants data subjects the right to have their...
24th Mar

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