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ICO guidance on data protection and social networking
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2013

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published guidance on when it considers that the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) will apply to the


UK Court rules that computer program functionality is not protected by copyright
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2013

On 25 January, Mr Justice Arnold handed down his decision in SAS Institute Inc. v World Programming Limited 2013 EWHC 69 (Ch), following the Court


Key UK Employment Law Events in 2017 and Beyond
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 19 2017

Current indications are that 2017 may be a fairly static year as regards to employment law


Court of Appeal confirms High Court decision and finds no copyright infringement in software with same functionality
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

In SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd 2013 EWCA Civ 1482 (21 November 2013), the Court of Appeal of England and Wales upheld the High


UK data anonymisation code
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2013

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published a code of practice on managing data protection risks related to data anonymisation (the


Cloud computing: practical guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2012

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently published practical guidance on the use of cloud computing for businesses


The UK ICO’s vision for the future
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

The United Kingdom Information Commissioner's Office (UK ICO), the UK regulator of information rights, has issued a consultation document to get


High Court of England and Wales assesses issues of liability and damages in misuse of customer database
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

In a case concerning the misuse of a customer database, the High Court of England and Wales has assessed damages for breach of confidence


Privacy scofflaws beware: increasing fines in the United Kingdom and Europe
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 28 2012

The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office is committed to enforcing the Data Protection Act 1998 and has the right to impose fines of up to £500,000 for serious breaches


UK Court of Appeal rules individual’s name is personal data
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2014

The UK Court of Appeal held that an individual's name constitutes personal data under the Data Protection Act, unless it is so common that, without