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Blurred lines: mobile devices in the workplace

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 21 2015

As smartphones become increasingly common in the workplace, many employers are recognizing the difficulty of attempting to draw a clear line between

Social media “who owns the data?”

  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 9 2015

The growth and importance of social media is apparent, from Facebook, to Twitter to more professionally focused social networks such as LinkedIn. All

Spring: a time for change in UK employment and data protection law

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 7 2015

Spring is always a time for new beginnings: the end of the financial year and the start of a new one, government election season, and time to advance

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

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

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 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

“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