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By Cynthia O'Donoghue, John O'Brien
In July 2019, the UK privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) issued a warning about the privacy implications of automated facial recognition technology (AFR).
By Niovi Antoniou
If the shipping industry were a country on its own, it would be the sixth largest greenhouse gas emitter worldwide.
By Andreas Splittgerber, Sven Schonhofen LL.M.
The Summer 2019 Edition of the quarterly IT & Data Protection Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released:
By Calvin Chan, Jun Yi Ho, Jasmine M. Chan
The Securities Commission Malaysia announced, in late July 2019, that it will be implementing an anti-corruption action plan (the Action Plan).
By Arne Senger, Friederike Detmering, Sven Schonhofen LL.M.
In its response dated 3 July 2019 (Response; file no. 19/11351, available in German here) to an inquiry by members of the German parliament (Inquiry)
By Howard Womersley Smith
I have been focusing on a couple of areas within my fintech practice recently – the upcoming EBA Outsourcing Guidelines and Operational Resilience (OpRes).
By Sven Schonhofen LL.M., Friederike Detmering, Dr. Alexander Hardinghaus, LL.M.
In its recent decision of 11 June 2019 (docket no.: 4 U 760/19, available here), the Dresden Court of Appeals (Oberlandesgericht Dresden – Court of Appeals)
By Sven Schonhofen LL.M., Dr. Alexander Hardinghaus, LL.M.
Recently, the Berlin Data Protection Authority (Berlin DPA) announced that it would issue a high administrative fine for violations of the General Data Protection Regulation
By Sven Schonhofen LL.M., Friederike Detmering
The Lower Saxony Data Protection Authority (Lower Saxony DPA) has audited 50 large and medium-sized organizations over the last couple of months
By Cynthia O'Donoghue, John O'Brien
Earlier this year, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) issued a consultation on a draft code of practice for designing age-appropriate access for children accessing online
By Amy Treppass, Michael Smith
It is becoming increasingly common for employees to make covert recordings of meetings held with their employer
By Sally-Ann Underhill, Nicole Cheung (Trainee)
This case provides useful guidance on the application of rules of construction in relation to guarantees that display characteristics of both an "on-demand" guarantee and a "true guarantee," and where obligations are...
By Carolyn Pepper, Jess Parry
Recently, three British MPs went to Canada on a fact-finding cross-party trip to consider the effects of a more relaxed regulatory environment in respect of cannabis.
By Brett Hillis, Alexander Murawa, Christos Antoniou
On 31 July 2019, the UK FCA published its final guidance on the types of cryptoassets that fall within the FCA's current regulatory framework, clarifying the resulting obligations for firms...
By Carlene Nicol, Michael Smith
At the end of 2018, a report from a committee of the UK parliament called on employers and regulators to take a more proactive role in relation to sexual harassment in the workplace
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