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The retail banking sector's IT systems need an overhaul to become more customer-centric

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 20 2014

This article discusses some of the risks and opportunities facing the retail banking sector looking to transform their legacy technology platforms

Data protection update - SeptemberOctober 2014

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2014

The ICO has recently released its annual audit outcomes report into its review of 16 local authorities during 2013. Local authorities are required to

British pregnancy advice service fined £200,000 by ICO for data breach

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 17 2014

The ICO has issued the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) with a fine for £200,000 after a malicious hacker gained access to the personal data

International data protection enforcement bulletin - April 2014

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Global
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  • April 16 2014

Mr. Zhou was charged and held criminally liable for illegally obtaining personal information of citizens due to his purchasing citizens’ personal

Update on amended Russian data protection legislation: initiative to bring the commencement date forward

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Russia
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  • October 3 2014

On 21 July 2014, the Federal Law No 242-FZ (the "Law") amending, among others, the Russian data protection and information legislation was signed by

International data protection enforcement bulletin - July 2014

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Global
  • -
  • July 7 2014

EMarketing CZ is an advertising agency that focuses on internet marketing and searches, internet presentations and e-shops. The entity violated the

Copyright levies in Europe

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 18 2008

Copyright levies claimed by national collecting societies for the manufacture, import andor sale of electronic devices and media which can be used to store or copy text, picture, audio or video works have become a major economic problem for the IT and entertainment hardware industry in Europe

French Supreme Court strikes out limitation of liability provision from an it contract where the software publisher has breached a material obligation

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • June 4 2007

In a recent decision, the Commercial Chamber of the French Supreme Court held that the breach of a material obligation in an IT contract resulted in the limitation of liability provisions being unenforceable

Summary of changes to the Computer Misuse Act (Cap. 50A, 2007 Ed.)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Singapore
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  • January 31 2013

The Computer Misuse (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 362012) (the Bill) was introduced on 12 November 2012 and passed on 14 January 2013. The Bill amends

Your pocket guide to VAT on digital e-commerce

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2014

Digital e-commerce is a rapidly growing business market within the EU, emerging as a key economic driver. However, as acknowledged by the EU