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Own goal for Sunderland AFC’s marketing director: a warning against “banking” company documents for future reference
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2016

Ever been tempted to surreptitiously e-mail yourself a couple of documents from work, just in case? Maybe you want them as evidence of your past

Rules on Monitoring an Employee’s Private Internet Use at Work: a new ECHR decision
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • European Union, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

In a decision rendered last January 12, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ("ECHR") held that the dismissal of an employee for having used his

Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

No Right to Privacy in the Workplace?
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 18 2016

Last week the European Court of Human Rights held in Bărbulescu v Romania (Application no. 6149608) that there was no breach of the right to privacy

Monitoring employee communications: what's the story?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2016

Employment law rarely makes the headlines but a recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on workplace monitoring has captured

Workplace monitoring of employee's emails did not violate his human rights
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

In the case of Bărbulescu v Romania 6149608 2016 ECHR 61, the European Court of Human Rights has dismissed a claim by an employee of a Romanian

Snooping on employees: the dos and don’ts
  • Bristows LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2016

In this case Mr Bărbulescu’s employer asked him to open a Yahoo Messenger account for business purposes. He was subject to a Company policy which

Data Protection Update - What next for data transfers to the US?
  • BrookStreet des Roches LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 14 2016

The European Court of Justice ruled in October 2015 that its 'safe harbour' agreement with the US, that allowed the transfer of EU citizens' data to

Do employers have the right to read employees’ private emails?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 18 2016

A recent European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) case (Barbulescu -v- Romania) has attracted much publicity in the UK press as giving employers the

Much ado about nothing in EU decision on workplace email monitoring
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Romania, United Kingdom
  • January 14 2016

"Private Messages at Work can be Read by EU Employers" blared the BBC online yesterday in the sort of alarmist over-simplification normally best left