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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

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

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

Subject of safeguarding alert allowed to bring claims for defamation, breaches of the Data Protection Act and breaches of his human rights
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2012

The High Court has allowed a claimant to proceed with claims against public bodies and their officers based on the way in which they have investigated safeguarding concerns

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

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

International regulatory update 7 - 11 January 2013
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Global, India, Poland, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, France
  • January 14 2013

EMIR: Extension of scrutiny period for Commission Delegated Regulations Basel III: Basel Committee releases revised version of Liquidity Coverage

Is there privacy for public sector workers?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2008

Individuals working in the private sector can expect that the personal data they provide to their employer will be kept confidential and only disclosed to third parties in very limited circumstances

Landmark House of Lords ruling on FOIdata protection
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2008

On 9 July 2008 the House of Lords gave its first judgment on the freedom of information legislation

New ECHR judgment: DNA database breaches human rights!
  • Dentons
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 23 2008

On 4 December 2008, the ECHR ruled that the UK Government's policy of retaining DNA samples of individuals suspected but then not convicted of a crime was a breach of the Article 8 right of respect for personal and family life that could not be justified on the grounds of the prevention of disorder or crime

European Court of Human Rights limits DNA and fingerprint databases
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 5 2009

At a December 4 hearing in Strasbourg, France, the European Court of Human Rights announced a potentially far-reaching decision restricting the authority of European governments to retain the genetic material, genetic profiles and fingerprints of persons once targeted as criminal suspects but not convicted