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April 2015

The "Woolworths" case: Decision of the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU)

The "Woolworths" case: Decision of the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU)

Today we have had the long awaited decision of the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) in respect of the case of USDAW v Ethel Austin Ltd ( ...

Commitment to agree the framework text in 2015

Commitment to agree the framework text in 2015

Bruno Gencarelli (European Commission, Head of Data Protection Unit) speaking at the IAPP Conference in London this month made it clear that the expec ...

ICO Undertakings - April 2015

ICO Undertakings - April 2015

On 24 April 2015, Office Holdings Ltd received a follow-up assessment undertaken by the ICO. The assessment sought to evaluate whether the company had ...

Best practice guide for data protection issued by CII group

Best practice guide for data protection issued by CII group

A new best practice guide has been produced by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) with support from the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), providing g ...

'Illegality Defence' will not protect rogue directors

'Illegality Defence' will not protect rogue directors

The Supreme Court has delivered its long-awaited judgment in Jetivia SA and another (Appellants) v Bilta (UK) Limited and others (Respondents) [2015] ...

Communication on Code Consultation

Communication on Code Consultation

The telecommunications code (the "Code") was introduced in 1984 to regulate the relationship between electronic communications network operators and s ...

Automatic suspension of contracts: Six things the court suggests defendant authorities can learn from BMLL v Bristol City Council

Automatic suspension of contracts: Six things the court suggests defendant authorities can learn from BMLL v Bristol City Council

BMLL is the incumbent provider of a domestic violence and abuse support service in Bristol, commissioned by the Council.  The Council set about re-pro ...

Changes to the visitor visa rules

Changes to the visitor visa rules

On 24 April 2015 new immigration rules will apply in respect of individuals seeking to make an application for a visitor visa to the UK.

Business cyber security guide by the International Chamber of Commerce

Business cyber security guide by the International Chamber of Commerce

A cyber security guide aimed at both small and large sized businesses has been developed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).   

Mental Capacity Act: Law Society's Deprivation of Liberty Guidance

Mental Capacity Act: Law Society's Deprivation of Liberty Guidance

The Law Society has  published its 'Identifying a deprivation of liberty: a practical guide' which provides much needed  "practical assistance" to org ...