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Big Data - Understanding the Risks

April 4 2018 A popular definition of Big Data which can be found in the Gartner IT Glossary is known as the three “Vs” “high-volume, high-velocity and/or…

Step to it: what happens to sub-contractors when the main contract is terminated?

July 17 2019 At the end of June 2019, the TCC published the Judgment of The Honourable Mr Justice Stuart-Smith in respect of a costs hearing in the case of ABB AB…

No Laughing Matter: What a Rude Joke Could Cost Your Business

September 6 2019 The Claimant in the recent case of Prewett v Green King Services Ltd was the Manager of the “Big Tree” pub owned by Green King. After failing a food…

Incoherent Use of Incoterms

February 14 2017 The Commercial Court case of Euro-Asian Oil SA v. Abilo (UK) Ltd which was reported in December 2016 flags up one of the problems found occasionally…

Legal Liability Options for Artificial Intelligence

October 16 2018 This article provides a whistle stop tour of the legal liability issues for Artificial Intelligence (AI). Briefly, AI can be defined as “Technologies…

In review: digital markets, funding and payment services in United Kingdom

April 22 2022 An overview of key issues surrounding digital markets, payment services and funding for fintech businesses operating in United Kingdom, with particular regard to recent developments.

Insight: IP and data protection for fintech businesses in United Kingdom

April 22 2022 A brief guide to the key IP and data protection considerations for fintech businesses operating in United Kingdom.

Time for tech firms to stop marking their own homework? An analysis of the Online Safety Bill.

April 19 2022 On 17 March 2022, the UK government introduced the Online Safety Bill to Parliament. According to Digital Secretary Nadine Dorries, the impetus behind…

How BPE is leading the way in the future of data sharing

April 12 2022 A data trust (sometimes called a data institution) is a legal framework with independent stewardship which facilitates data ‘pooling’ for the purposes…

Ed Sheeran - Out of Shape over Copyright Infringement Claim?

April 11 2022 Ed Sheeran, the world famous singer-songwriter was accused of copyright infringement by two other songwriters, Sami Chokri and Ross O’Donoghue over Ed…