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UK: surveillance and the Rule of Law
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2015

Making the UK a safe place to live and prosper is not a small matter. Whatever the root causes, the threats to public safety are real and a political


Mirror ordered to pay record damages for invasion of privacy by phone hacking
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

In a ground-breaking judgment handed down by Mr Justice Mann at the High Court, the Mirror was ordered to pay eight victims of phone hacking a total


Drip, drip an erosion of civil liberties?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2014

DRIP, the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014, has completed its fast track through Parliament and received Royal Assent on 17 July


UK government announces emergency data retention law
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

On July 10, 2014, the UK government announced plans to introduce emergency data retention rules, publishing the Data Retention and Investigatory


Fraudulent use of a service by hackers a lesson for service providers
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2014

A recent case contains some salutary lessons for service providers concerning liability for fraudulent use of their services. It appears that unless


Concept Spring 2014
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2014

A new tool has been launched to strengthen the ties between IP owners and police and customs agencies. The aim is to make it easier for the


A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Indonesia, Myanmar, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and institutional bodies have published the following guidance in relation to corporate governance and


Preview 2013 (UK law)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative


General counsel update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Indonesia, Mongolia, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA, China, European Union, Germany, Hong Kong
  • July 11 2012

This is the thirtieth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


Success of requests for further information in phone hacking proceedings depends on the nature of the information obtained, holds the Supreme Court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2012

On 4 July 2012, the UK Supreme Court handed down its unanimous judgment in Phillips (Respondent) v Mulcaire (Appellant) 2012 UKSC 28