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Five vital questions on the implications of UK law on social media

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 23 2015

Compliance with relevant advertising and marketing rules is a key priority. All relevant rules, whether it’s the CAP Code, unfair trading regulations

Enforced subject access requests now a criminal offence in the UK

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 18 2015

In September 2014 we reported on the UK's intention to stamp out a practice commonly known as "enforced subject access requests". This concerned the

Williams v Leeds United Football Club: repudiatory breach of contract

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 17 2015

This recent High Court judgment serves as a cautionary tale for employees using their work email accounts to send personal messages. The claimant, Mr

Criminalising enforced subject access continued delayed but now in force!

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2015

In November last year, we issued an update stating that section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (Section 56) would "shortly" be coming into force

Enforced subject access is unlawful from today (10 March 2015)

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2015

The Data Protection Act 1998 (Commencement No. 4) Order 2015 (SI 2015312) has been made and brings section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA

“Enforced subject access” to criminal records becomes illegal from 10 March

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 9 2015

Forcing someone to supply the results of a "subject access request" made to the police, Disclosure and Barring Service or Secretary of State for

Enforced subject access to become a criminal offence from 10 March 2015

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 9 2015

From 10 March 2015, section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998 will prevent employers from requiring potential or existing employees, or people

Important changes to staff checks and vetting

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2015

On 10 March 2015, a previously dormant provision of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) will come into force, rendering it a criminal offence to

Update on important changes to staff checks and vetting

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2015

In November, we highlighted the pending changes to staff vetting checks (November e-briefing). These changes have now been confirmed as coming into

Confidential information: no implied term requiring directors to deliver up confidential information on termination of appointment

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2015

The High Court has held that there is no implied term requiring a director to deliver up company confidential information on termination of the