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Breach of contract for third-party supply of software
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2011

The High Court dismissed a claim for breach of contract for the third-party supply of software alleged to be of unsatisfactory quality and unfit for purpose in the case of Mayor & Burgesses Of Southwark London Borough Council v IBM UK Ltd


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


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’


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


Recent developments for the first quarter 2013
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Singapore
  • June 27 2013

The North American Global Equity Services ("GES") practice group is pleased to provide the current edition of our Clients and Friends Newsletter


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


On-line and app-based games
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2013

The UK's Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has launched some new proposed principles that will apply to online and app-based games. The OFT is concerned


European Commission refers UK to ECJ over privacy and personal data protection
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 6 2011

The European Commission (Commission) has decided to refer the UK to the EU's Court of Justice (ECJ) for not fully implementing rules on the confidentiality of electronic communications


Final Code of Practice for assessment notices published by Information Commissioner
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2010

The Information Commissioner's Office has recently published the final Code of Practice which details how the Information Commissioner will use his right to serve assessment notices for compulsory audits on certain data controllers under the new powers provided for by the Coroners and Justice Act 2009