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Unfair terms 6 months on

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force six months ago in October 2015. The Competition and Markets Authority has now published Guidance on writing fair contracts.
30 March 2016


Concept - Spring 2016

Welcome to the Spring 2016 edition of Concept, the news bulletin from Burges Salmon’s Intellectual Property Team.
21 March 2016

New Utilities and Concession Contracts Regulations

The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 (“UCR”) and the Concession Contracts Regulations 2016 (“CCR”) were laid before Parliament on 17 March and will come into force on 18 April 2016.
21 March 2016


Wrangling with TUPE in procurement documents

Bidders and purchasers should ensure they understand employment law ramifications of what goes into a bid document to avoid information and consultation obligations and costly penalties.
18 March 2016

ICO’s Corporate Plan launched for 2016 – 2019

The ICO has launched its Corporate Plan for 2016 – 2019 (the “Plan”), detailing how it intends to achieve its objectives within the next three years.
01 March 2016

UK government guidance to prevent localised boycotts of international bidders

Central government has moved to clamp down on public sector bodies refusing to procure from certain countries on political grounds (Town-Hall Boycotts).
19 February 2016


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

EU governing bodies recently reached agreement on the new General Data Protection Regulation text after months of ongoing trilogue negotiations. This guide summarises key provisions and impacts.
17 February 2016


Safe Harbour 2.0: The EU/US Privacy Shield

In February the European Commission and US Government announced the agreement of a new framework for the flow of personal data across the Atlantic, which has been branded the ‘EU/US Privacy Shield’.
10 February 2016

Government response: EU Utilities and Concessions Directives Consultation & Implementation

The Cabinet Office has published its response to the consultations on the draft Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 and Concessions Contracts Regulations 2016 which were published last summer.
05 February 2016


High Court hears first case considering NHS Procurement Regulations

The High Court has upheld the decision of NHS England not to award an interim contract for the provision of gamma knife treatment services to an independent provider.
02 February 2016


FCA’s draft guidance on outsourcing to the cloud

The Financial Conduct Authority proposed guidance on cloud and other IT outsourcing in November. The guidance is in the consultation phase and the FCA has requested comments from interested parties.
29 January 2016


Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Guidance on how to comply with the Reporting Requirement

“Transparency in Supply Chains etc: A Practical Guide” is the new Statutory Guidance on Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. This briefing explores how your organisation can comply.
30 October 2015

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