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UK - easier fines for direct marketing breaches
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2015

From 6 April it will be easier for the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to impose monetary penalties for serious breaches of electronic


UK - Serious Crime Act 2015 IT implications
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2015

The Serious Crime Bill received Royal Assent on 3 March 2015. It contains a number of provisions which relate to information technology. Part 2 of


EMEA legal insights bulletin
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Azerbaijan, Belgium, Hungary, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  • September 15 2015

It is forecast that seven of the top 10 countries in terms of GDP growth within the next decade will be from Africa. But this growth is wholly


Outsourcing to the cloud for financial institutions
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 23 2016

Many banking regulators consider cloud computing to be a form of outsourcing. For supervised financial institutions, use of external cloud computing


Pensions Update - Special Alert - April 2016
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2016

It expected that the General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR") will be introduced in late Spring 2016. Once formally adopted, this piece of


Clients & Friends Newsletter - June 2014
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, China, Czech Republic, European Union, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
  • June 30 2014

The Australian tax year will end on June 30, 2014, and companies will be required to report any taxable events related to employee share awards to


CJEU rules that the US Safe Harbor Program is invalid
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 19 2015

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU"), following the opinion of the Advocate General, invalidated European Commission Decision 2000520


Arnold J grants further site-blocking orders
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 5 2013

In the latest of a long line of decisions granting site-blocking injunctions against ISPs under s.97A CDPA, and only 2 weeks prior to the AGs opinion


NHS trust receives record fine for breaching the Data Protection Act
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • August 23 2012

Over the past two months, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued four significant Civil Monetary Penalties (CMP) to NHS Trusts for breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), including its highest ever CMP of £325,000 to Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust


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