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Cybercrime risk and COVID-19

Reports of cybercrime have increased at a time when businesses are more vulnerable. We consider how businesses can protect themselves and what to do if affected
28 April 2020

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

Publication

A UK and European perspective on the regulation of cryptoassets

In this report, we collaborate with our international Preferred Firm Network to provide an overview of how cryptoassets are regulated in the UK and EU
17 March 2020

Online Harms White Paper: Government issues Initial Response

Last month, the UK Government published its initial response to 2019’s Online Harms White Paper. Ahead of the full response, we recap the key provisions and issues.

09 March 2020

Updated Draft ePrivacy Regulation Released

The EU’s attempts to update and harmonise privacy laws has finally made progress following several setbacks last year.

03 March 2020

Investing in the UK's telecoms networks: Ofcom's plans to encourage investment

Ofcom recently published its consultation on plans to encourage investment in fibre networks.

13 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

Press release

Burges Salmon advises Fern Trading Limited on acquisition of Swish Fibre Ltd

The firm advises Fern on the acquisition of Swish Fibre, together with a £250m funding deal to transform full-fibre broadband access in the UK
19 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

Interim measures – the cure to competition infringements in a digital era?

The European Commission has imposed interim measures, for the first time in over a decade, on Broadcom. Does this signal an increase in the use of interim measures, particularly in digital markets?
14 November 2019
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