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Data protection: employer vicariously liable for data protection breaches caused by rogue employee
  • Baker McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2018

The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court's decision in the Morrisons data breach case, agreeing that Morrisons was vicariously liable for the


Supermarket Held Vicariously Liable in UK’s First Data Leak Class Action
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2018

UK supermarket chain Morrisons has been held vicariously liable for the acts of a malicious employee in the UK’s first data leak class action. The


UK Court of Appeal holds Morrisons Vicariously Liable for Malicious Data Breach
  • McDowell Purcell
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2018

In a recent judgment handed down by the UK Court of Appeal, Supermarket giant WM Morrisons was found to be vicariously liable for the actions of a


Leave.EU data breach: Why firms should take note of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 8 2018

The ongoing data breach scandal surrounding the Leave.EU campaign financed by Aaron Banks and one of his companies, Eldon Insurance (trading as


Global Data & Privacy Update - November 2018
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2018

Welcome to the November Global Data & Privacy Update. This update is dedicated to covering the latest legislative developments affecting the way data


Cyber Security - Are there legal requirements and standards?
  • MME Legal Tax Compliance
  • European Union
  • November 7 2018

October is European Cyber Security Month: The message of the Global Cyber Security Month is the common responsibility in dealing with modern


Data Breaches by Rogue Employees - UK Employer's "It wasn't me" Defence will not wash - and in Belgium ?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2018

In its October 2018 landmark decision the UK Court of Appeal held supermarket Morrisons vicariously liable for the actions of a rogue employee who


Data Security and Cybercrime in Germany
  • Mayer Brown
  • Germany, Global
  • November 6 2018

A structured guide to data protection and cyber security in Germany...


Vicarious liability: employer held liable for employee's deliberate and malicious data breach
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 6 2018

The Court of Appeal has held an employer liable for a deliberate data breach by an employee whose motivation for committing the breach was to cause


Collection, storage and transfer of data in Germany
  • Mayer Brown
  • Germany, Global
  • November 6 2018

A structured guide to collection, storage and transfer of data in Germany