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Information Commissioner Fines Talktalk £400,000 Over Customer Data Practices
This month, the information commissioner' s office (ICO) fines TalkTalk for failing to adequately protect its customers' personal data.
25 Oct 2016
New Data Protection Laws Will Affect Businesses In The Property Sector. Is Your Business Ready?
The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) has been undergoing reform by way of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR), due to take effect in May 2018.
3 Oct 2016
Security Think Tank: EU Data Security Principles Apply, Regardless Of Brexit
What are the pros and cons of Brexit for information security professionals and data protection?
European Union
4 Aug 2016
In Counsel Update - Summer 2016
The last few weeks have been marked by political and economic turmoil in the UK following the outcome of the EU referendum.
26 Jul 2016
Cyber Security: Three Quick Wins For In-House Counsel
Cyber security is one of the biggest challenges businesses currently face, as cyber-attacks make national and international news headlines on an almost daily basis.
22 Jul 2016
Brexit - Implications For Data Protection
Following the recent Leave vote, many businesses will no doubt be left bewildered as to the likely short-term and long-term effects that Brexit will have on UK data protection law, and what these effects will mean in practical terms.
22 Jul 2016
Are Smart Buildings Security Smart?
Smart buildings have an important part to play in the ever changing nature of office space as businesses look to cut costs and increase efficiency wherever possible.
12 Jul 2016
In Counsel Update - Spring 2016
Welcome to the Spring edition of our In Counsel update. The topic on everyone's mind, the upcoming UK referendum on EU membership, features prominently in this issue.
24 May 2016
Webinar Materials: EU General Data Protection Regulation
Following the final text of the GDPR that was published in the Official Journal in May 2016, Wedlake Bell presented a webinar on Thursday 12 May, explaining the main changes and what to expect going forward.
24 May 2016
When Does A Private Investigator Need To Comply With A Subject Access Request?
The High Court case of Gurieva & Anor v Community Safety Development (UK) Ltd, heard by Mr Justice Warby, dealt with the obligations of the defendant private investigator...
20 May 2016
What A Brexit Could Mean For Data Protection And UK Businesses
If the result is a ‘leave' vote, the UK could complete the exit process and be out of the EU in as little as two years.
20 May 2016
Legal View: What A Brexit Could Mean For Data Protection And UK Businesses
The referendum on Britain's continued membership of the European Union is to be held on 23 June.
29 Apr 2016
EU Court Blocks Transfer Of Personal Data To The U.S. Via ‘Safe Harbor' Arrangement
On October 6, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union ('ECJ') issued a ground breaking ruling, by blocking the transfer of personal data from Europe to U.S. undertakings relying on the U.S. Safe Harbor scheme.
European Union
19 Apr 2016
Mossack Fonseca Could Face Action From Clients As Well As Regulators
Mossack Fonseca, the Panama based law firm is at the centre of a furore following what has been described as one of the largest data breaches ever reported.
13 Apr 2016
Employee Privacy - Does It Still Exist?
A recent European Court of Human Rights case has attracted much publicity in the UK press as giving employers the green light to read employees' private emails. This is wrong.
European Union
4 Feb 2016
European Court Of Justice Declares The U.S. "Safe Harbour" Data-Sharing Scheme Invalid
A recent decision by the CJEU which declared the US Safe Harbour Scheme to be invalid could have major implications for multinational organisations that transfer personal information from Europe...
European Union
2 Nov 2015
Data Protection – Never A Dull Moment…
All of the obligations under the DPA fall upon the data controller – the person who, alone or with others, determines the purposes for which (and manner in which) personal data is to be processed.
10 Sep 2015
Ashley Madison Cyber-Attack
The Ashley Madison hacking scandal is likely to have far-reaching consequences for the site's reported 37 million users around the world.
27 Jul 2015
Data Protection Update – Summer 2015: Turning Up The Heat
This year has so far seen two significant developments which potentially increase the risk of regulatory action and/or litigation against companies that process personal information.
13 Jul 2015
Vidal-Hall v Google - Potential Headache For Data Controllers
The appeal ruling relates to a preliminary stage of the proceedings (i.e. in this case whether or not the claimants should have permission to serve English proceedings out of the jurisdiction on Google in the US).
13 Apr 2015
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