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June 2016

Brexit: where does that leave the UK and the GDPR?

Brexit: where does that leave the UK and the GDPR?

The outcome of the UK's referendum on its membership of the European Union has left many organisations unclear about the future landscape for data pro ...

Confirmation statements and public notifications of your PSC are here

Confirmation statements and public notifications of your PSC are here

Commencing 30 June, companies incorporated in the UK are required to notify Companies House of their PSCs (persons with significant control) or RLE (r ...

UK Health and Safety Law following "Brexit" – Business as Usual (probably)

UK Health and Safety Law following "Brexit" – Business as Usual (probably)

The momentous decision on 23rd June will put in place a process which (we are confidently told by the "Leave" camp) will see the repatriation of law-m ...

France - Microsoft corporation ordered to correct a number of breaches to French Data Protection Act

France - Microsoft corporation ordered to correct a number of breaches to French Data Protection Act

On 30 June 2016, in its decision n°2016-058, the French Data Protection Authority (the “CNIL”) publicly ordered Microsoft Corporation to correct a num ...

Spain – The new GDPR and the challenges it presents are the focus of the 8th annual meeting of the Spanish Data Protection Agency

Spain – The new GDPR and the challenges it presents are the focus of the 8th annual meeting of the Spanish Data Protection Agency

The 8th annual meeting of the Spanish Data Protection Agency ("SDPA"), that took place on the 29 June 2016, was opened by the Minister of Justice, who ...

Ireland - Retailers' group calls for a review of data protection law as it applies to the use of CCTV for crime prevention purposes

Ireland - Retailers' group calls for a review of data protection law as it applies to the use of CCTV for crime prevention purposes

Following the publication by the OPDC of its 2015 Annual Report, the Retail and Grocery Dairy & Allied Trades Association ("RGDATA") called for a ...

Brexit: should procurement professionals tear up the rule book?

Brexit: should procurement professionals tear up the rule book?

Clearly the one thing on most peoples' minds at the moment is Brexit and what it means for their lives both personally and professionally. As procurem ...

Brexit - Implications for employment

Brexit - Implications for employment

You will all have seen this morning's news that the UK have voted to leave the European Union.  What happens now and what does this mean for employmen ...

Brexit - Implications for UK pensions

Brexit - Implications for UK pensions

You will all have seen this morning's news that the UK have voted to leave the European Union.  What happens now and what does this mean for employmen ...

China - New provisions released regulating the use of apps

China - New provisions released regulating the use of apps

On 28 June 2016, the Cyberspace Administration of China (the “CAC”) released the provisions on the administration of mobile internet applications serv ...