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Recent developments for the third quarter 2012

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, China, European Union, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 8 2013

This letter is from the Global Equity Services ("GES") group in San Francisco, Chicago and New York. Attorneys in the GES practice group work

Retaining more data the draft Communications Data Bill

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 21 2012

Last week (14th June 2012), the Government published its much awaited draft bill on Communications Data (‘Bill’

European Commission refers UK to ECJ over privacy and personal data protection

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2011

The European Commission (Commission) has decided to refer the UK to the EU's Court of Justice (ECJ) for not fully implementing rules on the confidentiality of electronic communications

Extension of compulsory audit powers required to enhance data protection

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2012

In a speech at the 10th annual data protection conference in October, Christopher Graham (the Information Commissioner) urged that the Information Commissioner's Office (the ICO) receives new powers to conduct compulsory data protection audits

Final Code of Practice for assessment notices published by Information Commissioner

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2010

The Information Commissioner's Office has recently published the final Code of Practice which details how the Information Commissioner will use his right to serve assessment notices for compulsory audits on certain data controllers under the new powers provided for by the Coroners and Justice Act 2009

Recent developments for the first quarter 2013

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 27 2013

The North American Global Equity Services ("GES") practice group is pleased to provide the current edition of our Clients and Friends Newsletter

High Court discussion of the meaning of "perpetual" licences

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 10 2010

A recent case (BMS Computer Systems Ltd v AB Agri Ltd 2010 EWHC 464 (Ch)) has given guidance on the meaning of "perpetual" in software licences

Cookies Directive implementation

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 4 2012

A reminder that the Information Commissioner’s moratorium on compliance with the Cookies Directive (2009136EC) expired on 26 May 2012

E-mail on back-up server deemed to be held for freedom of information purposes

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 26 2012

In an appeal from the Information Commission's decision, the First-Tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber on Information Rights has decided that the Information Commissioner was wrong to conclude on a balance of probabilities that the University of East Anglia no longer had a copy of an e-mail requested by the appellant

Information Commissioner issues draft guidance on the issue of monetary penalties

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2010

Subject to parliamentary approval, the power of the Information Commissioner (IC) to impose penalties up to a maximum of £500,000 for "serious" breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) is due to come into force on 6 April 2010