Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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September 2016

Future Cities: Driverless cars

Future Cities: Driverless cars

Michael Bothamley looks at the implications of driverless cars for the built environment.

Junior doctors fail to halt new contract imposition

Junior doctors fail to halt new contract imposition

On 6 July 2016, following the rejection by junior doctors of the new contract negotiated between NHS Employers and the BMA, Jeremy Hunt announced to t ...

The European General Data Protection Regulation - a guide for businesses located in the United States

The European General Data Protection Regulation - a guide for businesses located in the United States

The European General Data Protection Regulation. A guide for businesses located in the United States.

Stop Press! New Mandatory PQQ (SQ) Published

Stop Press! New Mandatory PQQ (SQ) Published

The long awaited revised “Selection Questionnaire” or "SQ" has now been published by the Crown Commercial Service. This replaces, with immediate effec ...

MedMal – Claims against sports specialists

MedMal – Claims against sports specialists

Elite level sport is an increasingly high stakes game. Sportspeople strive for success and the rewards that can accompany it and are often backed by s ...

Romania - Recent sanctions applied by the Romanian DPA

Romania - Recent sanctions applied by the Romanian DPA

The Romanian Data Protection Authority ("DPA") has issued a statement regarding the administrative sanctions it has recently applied for various breac ...

France - CNIL modifies the legal framework applicable to biometric access control at the workplace

France - CNIL modifies the legal framework applicable to biometric access control at the workplace

In line with the principles of the GDPR, the French Data Protection Authority (hereinafter “CNIL”) has replaced the previous legal framework applicabl ...

Germany - Hamburg commissioner prohibits Facebook from collecting and storing data of German WhatsApp users and orders Facebook to delete all data that has already been forwarded by WhatsApp

Germany - Hamburg commissioner prohibits Facebook from collecting and storing data of German WhatsApp users and orders Facebook to delete all data that has already been forwarded by WhatsApp

After the acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook in 2014, both parties publicly guaranteed that data would not be shared between them. Facebook and Whats ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: When Clearing Out Isn't Clear Enough – Vacant Possession Update

Real Estate Tip of the Week: When Clearing Out Isn't Clear Enough – Vacant Possession Update

When a tenant break clause is conditional on the tenant yielding up with "vacant possession" it can be difficult to assess whether the tenant has comp ...

Brexit – The Political Implications:  A View From Lord David Hunt

Brexit – The Political Implications: A View From Lord David Hunt

We are in a situation without precedent. Although the third-ever national referendum was technically non-binding, there is a political consensus that ...