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Judgment handed down in landmark Morrisons data breach appeal

The Supreme Court has allowed Morrisons’ appeal, finding that the supermarket was not vicariously liable for data breaches caused by a disgruntled employee
02 April 2020

How are Courts approaching commercial confidentiality?

The High Court has given further guidance on when confidentiality rings may be available to protect the commercial confidentiality of information and when they will not
30 March 2020

COVID-19: Homeworking consumer broadband contracts and Ofcom's Code of Practice

With many employers asking employees to work from home and through VPNs, what are the impacts of greater demands on a family’s broadband?

25 March 2020

Group litigation for personal data breaches – where are we now?

A new wave of group litigation under data protection legislation means that businesses need to be increasingly vigilant when negotiating data protection indemnities
14 February 2020

New GDPR guidance for trustees and personal representatives

STEP has published new guidance as to how the GDPR should be applied in the context of trusts and estates

06 February 2020

Attorney General issues opinion on validity of Privacy Shield and Model clauses

Model Clauses remain valid but doubts cast over Privacy Shield
23 December 2019

Updated guidance from the ICO on Data Subject Requests

The Information Commissioner’s Office ('ICO') has recently updated its guidance on responding to subject access requests

13 December 2019

14.5 million euro fine issued for improper data retention

A German real estate company has received a multimillion euro fine for retaining personal data.  We look at the facts and provide some practical guidance for your data retention practices
05 December 2019

GDPR and M&A: navigating the risks

Due diligence on GDPR exposure has hit the headlines. We look at how to avoid falling into the same trap
28 November 2019

The GDPR: special category data in the context of legal advice and trusts

New ICO guidance clarifies when the GDPR allows special category personal data to be used in the context of obtaining legal advice and offers support for trustees processing such data
15 November 2019

Taking back control - EU institutions challenge use of IT service providers' standard terms

Could the European Data Protection Supervisor’s investigation into Microsoft contracts be the beginning of the end for IT service providers’ standard terms?
11 November 2019

‘No-deal’ Brexit and Data Protection – Appointing a Representative

If you process data of EU individuals in the UK or outside the EU after a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, you may need to appoint a representative to ensure you are compliant with GDPR
23 September 2019
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