Technology publications

17 February 2016

Seeing the wood for the trees: The new General Data Protection Regulation

The EU’s governing bodies recently reached an agreement on the text of the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) after months of ongoing trilogue negotiations.
The GDPR, which will replace the existing EU Data Protection Directive, must now be formally approved by the EU institutions. This is expected to occur in spring 2016, with its provisions taking effect two years later. As the GDPR is over 200 pages in length, this guide provides a summary of its key provisions, impacts and actions for you to consider.

18 June 2015

New consumer rights to impact suppliers of digital content

With the Consumer Rights Act coming into force from 1 October 2015, businesses supplying digital content should be aware that changes are likely to be needed and should make sure they are prepared in good time.