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High Court rules on subject access request made by an individual outside the UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2015

The Claimant, who is on death row in Kenya for kidnapping and murder of British nationals, made a subject access request (SAR) to the Metropolitan

Environmental Information Regulations - Supreme Court refers interpretation of public interest test to the European Court of Justice
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 25 2010

The Supreme Court in Office of Communications v Information Commissioner 2010 UKSC 3 has made a reference to the European Court of Justice ("European Court") in relation to the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 ("EIR"

Time spent redacting information not included in cost of complying with Freedom of Information Act request
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2011

In the case of Chief Constable of South Yorkshire v Information Commissioner the court held that, when estimating the cost of complying with a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), a public authority could not take into account the cost of redacting from document information that was exempt from disclosure

Status updates - November 10 2014
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 10 2014

Remember the 1980s? Back then, watching a movie on demand meant visiting your local video store and renting the video tape version of the film that

Public disclosure of confidential information provided to public authorities
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

A recent ruling of the First-Tier Tribunal highlights the risk that information provided to public authorities may be made public. The case of London

The 91 year-old activist and the angry neighbour: the Supreme Court considers the limits on police retaining personal data
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2015

In a decision handed down last week, the Supreme Court has decided that the police were entitled to retain personal data regarding a 91 year-old

Out of range: unobtainable personal data
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2015

Such is Dr Raminder Ranger's success as an entrepreneur that he has received, amongst other things, an MBE for his services to business as well as

UK “Plebgate” police scandal raises privacy and human rights concerns
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2014

The High Court has ruled that the strong public interest in the Court having before it all the relevant evidence outweighs individual rights to

UK Council successfully appeals ICO fine arising from processor breach
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2013

The UK First Tier Tribunal issued a decision on August 21 that the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) was wrong to impose a £250,000 fine on

A right royal mess: Court of Appeal quashes FOIA veto for first time
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2014

In a judgment handed down yesterday, the Court of Appeal has - for the first time - quashed a decision of the Attorney General ("AG") to veto an