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Information Commissioner’s Office publishes report on enforcement of new cookie rules
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2013

Six months after the entry into force of amendments to the EPrivacy and Electronic Communications Directive 200258 EC (the Directive), the Information


New “bring your own device” guidance published by Information Commissioner’s Office
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • April 15 2013

On 7 March 2013, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) published new guidance on "bring your own device" (BYOD), which explains the risks


Information Commissioner’s Office publishes guidance on deletion of personal data
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2012

As part of a series of guidance, the Information Commissioner’s Office has published new guidance on deleting personal information under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and how organisations and businesses can comply with the fifth data protection principle as set out in the DPA


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


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


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


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


Information Commissioner’s Office urges organisations to implement “bring your own device” policies
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

Following a data breach by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has urged organisations to include


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


Trade union blacklists: Ian Kerr fined and draft regulations published
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • September 16 2009

Ian Kerr, the man behind the company that maintained a blacklist which allowed prospective employers in the construction industry to discriminate against trade union activists, has been fined £5,000 for breach of the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998