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Investigatory Powers Act gets royal assent
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2016

This week, the Queen gave royal assent to the Investigatory Powers Bill (aka "The Snoopers Charter"), marking the end of the controversial bill's


Weekly Roundup of Data Issues - 18 November 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has revised its estimate as to how many new data protection officers (DPOs) will be


UK Parliament Approves Investigatory Powers Bill
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 17 2016

On November 16, 2016, the UK Investigatory Powers Bill (the “Bill”) was approved by the UK House of Lords. Following ratification of the Bill by Royal


Nuisance Callers Face Increased Fines
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2016

The UK government has issued a press release, unveiling new plans to levy increased fines (up to £1 million) on nuisance callers. The ICO has been


Weekly Roundup of Data Issues - 3 November 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 3 2016

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adopted back in April 2016, is due to take effect in UK from 25 May 2018. Many companies have


ICO issues record £400,000 fine for TalkTalk data breach
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2016

The Information Commissioner's Office ('ICO') fined TalkTalk £400,000 for breaching the seventh data protection principle ('7th DPP'), which provides


Communications & Media e-bulletin - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 1 2016

The European Commission's Digital Single Market Strategy ("DSM Strategy") was published in May 2015 and included a set of 16 targeted initiatives and


Digital Single Market: Where are we now?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 1 2016

The European Commission's Digital Single Market Strategy ("DSM Strategy") was published in May 2015 and included a set of 16 targeted initiatives and


ICO Issue Record Fine to TalkTalk
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2016

Following the cyber attack on TalkTalk in October 2015, the ICO has issued the telecoms company with a 400,000 fine. The commissioner, under


UK: A storm is brewing for the cyber-insurance market
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 21 2016

News reports about data breaches and other major hacking incidents are now a daily event. At the same time, the consequences of such events are