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Fines under GDPR - German DPAs provide guidance

European Union, Germany - August 2 2017 The German Data Protection Authorities (“DPAs”) released a paper on fines under Art. 83 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in July 2017

Vitol SA v Beta Renowable SA

United Kingdom - August 8 2017 The High Court has handed down Judgment in Vitol SA v Beta Renowable SA 2017 EWHC 1734 (Comm) highlighting the importance of ensuring that

Europe Explores Data Ownership

European Union - August 10 2017 Machine-generated data is a hot commodity, but who owns this information? As more and more valuable data are generated, should there be legislation

Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA - April 22 2014 Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

SEC Increases Focus on Cyber Incident Response

USA - August 6 2017 In the past few years, we have seen an uptick in agencies beginning to focus on the cybersecurity readiness and response of organizations subject to

The Corporate Offences of Failure to Prevent the Facilitation of Tax Evasion - What It Means for You

United Kingdom - August 18 2017 The United Kingdom's Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the "Act") creates two new corporate offences of failure to prevent facilitation of tax evasion

Senior Managers and Certification Regime Extension

United Kingdom - August 16 2017 The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its long-awaited consultation paper on extending the senior managers and

Government announces proposals for a new Data Protection Bill

European Union, United Kingdom - August 16 2017 The government has released a Statement of Intent ("the Statement") for a new Data Protection Bill ("the Bill"). The Bill was originally announced in

NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Competes

USA - August 14 2017 New York City, which for years has been a trailblazer in employee-friendly workplace legislation, is at it again. Late last month, the NYC Council

UK government posts new NIS Directive consultation addressing cybersecurity threats

European Union, United Kingdom - August 14 2017 The security and reliability of the UK's IT infrastructure remains a key priority for the government. In August 2017, the Department for Digital