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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’


Information Commissioner's Office consults on the draft code of anonymisation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2012

The UK Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") has commenced a public consultation on the new anonymisation code of practice


Fines imposed for unwanted marketing calls and messages
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2011

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced that the Information Commissioner's Office (the ICO) will have new powers to serve monetary penalties of up to £50,000 for serious incidents where businesses and organisations make unwanted marketing phone calls or send unwanted marketing e-mails to consumers


Data protection: ICO issues new Code of Practice on Subject Access Requests
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2013

The ICO has issued its new Code of Practice on Dealing with Subject Access Requests (the "Code") the Code can be found HERE. Much of the content


Global Equity Matrix - April 2016
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Argentina, Australia
  • April 28 2016

Tax on spread at exercise. Tax on sale. A bank tax may apply to transfer of funds made in connection with employee stock plans. A personal assets tax


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


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


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


Information Commissioner announces views on current data protection law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2010

The Information Commissioner (IC) has responded to the UK Government's call for evidence on the current data protection legislative framework


Public bodies reform affects IT and IP sectors
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2010

The UK Government has announced its proposals to substantially reform a large number of public bodies, aiming to increase the transparency and accountability of the services provided by them