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UK ICO fines BA £20m for data breach

European Union, United Kingdom - October 16 2020 In a remarkable decision, the UK ICO has issued British Airways with a £20m fine, in connection with a data breach affecting more than 400,000…

Tim Hickman.

Responding to a cyber-incident

Global - August 6 2020 The COVID-19 crisis has exposed many companies to more cyber threats. Tim Hickman and John Timmons discuss what businesses…

Tim Hickman.

Court of Justice invalidates EU-U.S. ‘Privacy Shield’ pact

European Union, USA - July 16 2020 The Court of Justice of the EU has declared that the European Commission’s adequacy decision in respect of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield is invalid. The…

Tim Hickman.

UK Supreme Court - Employers not liable for data breaches caused by rogue employees

United Kingdom - April 3 2020 In a decision that will come as a relief to many businesses, the UK Supreme Court has unanimously held that companies should not be held vicariously…

Detlev Gabel, Rory Hishon, Tim Hickman.

COVID-19 and Data Protection Compliance

European Union - March 26 2020 Following the outbreak of COVID-19 and its development into a global pandemic, organisations have been implementing exceptional measures to safeguard…

Tim Hickman.