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Government releases cyber crime report
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2010

The House of Representatives Communications Committee has released a report entitled "Hackers, Fraudsters and Botnets: Tackling the Problem of Cyber Crime", following a year-long inquiry into the problem of computer crime and online identity theft and fraud


Draft Consumer Rights Bill: introduced into Parliament
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2014

We have previously reported on the proposed Consumer Rights Bill (the Bill) which is intended to significantly reform consumer law in the UK


ICO publishes guidance on direct marketing
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2013

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has published new guidance on direct marketing, explaining how the activity in its various forms is


Commencement of amendments to Freedom of Information Act and warning over inadvertent disclosure of hidden personal data
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • August 19 2013

In June 2013, the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") announced that planned amendments to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("FOIA") made by


Recent developments for the third quarter 2012
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, China, European Union, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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


ICO updates its code of practice on CCTV and surveillance cameras
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2014

The ICO has published an updated Code of Practice for CCTV and surveillance cameras, which was last updated in 2008. The update reflects the


Data protection: government publishes new "bring your own device" guidance
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2014

The government has published a new set of Guidance Notes on "bring your own device" policies. It sets out the key security aspects that employers


Cloud computing: new guidance for businesses
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2012

With the use of cloud computing services becoming increasingly popular for businesses, the Information Commissioner's Office has published guidance to emphasise that the responsibility for the protection of personal data remains with the business, even if the personal data is passed to a cloud network provider


Retaining more data the draft Communications Data Bill
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2012

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


New General Practice Extraction Service
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • March 26 2013

From April 2013 the General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will form part of the NHS's new process to provide a centrally managed primary care