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Canadian Briefing - October 2018

Published 18 October 2018

DAC Beachcroft's Canadian Briefing - October 2018 is a selection of legal and regulatory developments that we consider are the most interesting and relevant to our Canadian friends and clients.

Corruption in the sales chain: Amazon faces the risk of criminal liability in the UK for bribery offences

Amazon is investigating claims that its employees accepted bribes from independent merchants selling products on its site in return for deleting negative reviews and providing confidential sales data. This article considers the significant risks that global companies face in their supply and sales chain and the risks of prosecution from increasingly extra-territorial criminal offences.

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Medical Marijuana creates new business opportunities within the UK

As was apparent from presenters' comments at the recent Cannabis Invest UK event, which DAC Beachcroft sponsored, there is a great deal of interest in the medical cannabis sector. New medical products are coming to the market all the time and more than one speaker noted that there is a "huge potential business opportunity" for the UK here.

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Breach Response Planner is launched

We have recently launched our new online Breach Response Planner to enable organisations to prepare for and manage cyber and data breach incidents. As recommended by European data protection regulators, organisations that handle personal data should have a plan in place to respond to security breaches. Our Breach Response Planner helps create and manage that plan.

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IMCT: 50 Predictions

Constructing predictions about the future of the insurance market is not for the faint-hearted. Our experts have looked ahead at the opportunities and challenges you may face and produced 50 focused predictions.

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GDPR: Top 5 Tips

DAC Beachcroft's Head of Information Law, Rhiannon Webster, gives her top 5 tips for organisations to ensure compliance with the GDPR.

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MedTech and the Brexit White Paper

"Brexit means Brexit". But what does Brexit mean for the Medical Technology ("MedTech") sector of the UK economy, a sector which is, in legal terms, currently regulated almost entirely by EU-based law?

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Jonathan Deverill

Jonathan Deverill

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