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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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Co-operative and community benefit societiesWhat is a co-operative or community benefit society?A co-operative society or community benefit society...
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19th May
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Information society services and e-commerceIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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19th May
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Claiming damages—tort and contract claims comparedThis Practice Note serves as a quick reference guide for practitioners comparing the law of damages...
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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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 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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For the purposes of copyright law the term 'film' means a recording, on any medium, from which a moving image may by any means be produced. A...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Ruback of Bristows and Jake Palmer of Bristows 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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Although its popularity has declined in recent years in favour of permissive licences such as MIT, a significant amount of software remains licensed...
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19th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Sharpe of Orange Business Services 19th May
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This Practice Note examines the law and regulation that applies to operating prize promotions, including prize competitions and free prize draws. It...
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19th May

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Do you have a data processing agreement pro data processor?•Supplier (data processor)—this covers: (a) intellectual property rights created by the...
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6th Jun
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Which national data protection laws apply?What is the legislative basis for determining applicable law?The provisions of art 4(1) of Directive...
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6th Jun
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Following a proposed change in suppliers (for example, transferring to a new provider of outsourced services), is the data subject’s consent required...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 6th Jun
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Would an organisation be in breach of the data export restriction under the eighth data protection principle where personal data which is stored in...
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Produced in partnership with Daradjeet Jagpal of Information Law Solutions 6th Jun
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Do you have data protection/data processing clauses that are compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?The Data sharing and...
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6th Jun
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What are the data protection implications of disclosing a director’s salary (without their consent) as part of prospective sale of a private limited...
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5th Jun
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What is the impact of Brexit on international transfers of personal data?This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal...
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5th Jun
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What is the difference between a joint data controller and a data controller in common?The current laws on data protection do not distinguish between...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 5th Jun
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Under the new General Data Protection Regulation, can a law firm (or a solicitor within a law firm) be appointed as data protection officer on behalf...
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5th Jun
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Who is the data processor for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998?The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), provides that a data processor is...
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5th Jun
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What legal considerations arise when a company which has supplied consumer group data to a service provider is asked to disclose that data to the...
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5th Jun
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Does one need explicit consent to share personal data?In answering this Q&A, we have assumed that all parties and data subjects are exclusively based...
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5th Jun
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When do I need consent for data protection purposes?BackgroundThe Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) requires all processing of personal data to be...
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5th Jun
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What are the risks of an organisation keeping an internal list of blacklisted companies and/or individuals with whom it does not wish to do business...
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