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How MedTech is revolutionising healthcare

How MedTech is revolutionising healthcare

The plan to transform the NHS in England over the next decade will rely heavily on various technological developments that are now fit for the job, NH ...

NHS safety: top of the world

NHS safety: top of the world

To achieve the goal of making the NHS the safest health service in the world, Mark Gould looks at why we need to understand when the vast majority of ...

French data protection regulator fines Google 50 million euros for GDPR breaches

French data protection regulator fines Google 50 million euros for GDPR breaches

On 21 January 2019 the data protection regulator in France (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des libertés, known as the “CNIL”) imposed the f ...

Information Commissioner Office – enforcement action for nuisance calls and emails

Information Commissioner Office – enforcement action for nuisance calls and emails

The ICO continues to focus on Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) and marketing calls and emails.  

In-house lawyers – are they bound by the Code?

In-house lawyers – are they bound by the Code?

In-house solicitors in England and Wales are subject to the same professional conduct standards as those in private practice. By and large, this requi ...

Gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare: What’s the latest?

Gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare: What’s the latest?

We look at the ‘Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Culpable Homicide’  report’s key findings and some of the changes it envisages ...

Massive failure in Power Grid causes blackout in Argentina and Uruguay, leaving tens of millions of people with no power.

Massive failure in Power Grid causes blackout in Argentina and Uruguay, leaving tens of millions of people with no power.

Power has now been restored to much of Argentina and Uruguay following an unexplained failure in the electrical interconnection system of both countri ...

GC Horizon Scanner - Summer 2019

GC Horizon Scanner - Summer 2019

DAC Beachcroft's GC Horizon Scanner is a selection of legal and regulatory developments that we consider are the most interesting and relevant to Gene ...

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Contracting out of the 1954 Act

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Contracting out of the 1954 Act

Where it is agreed between the parties that a business tenant will not have a right to renew its lease at the end of its term it is imperative that th ...

SPA disputes and W&I Insurance: Guidance on contractual notification clauses, fair disclosure and calculating damages

SPA disputes and W&I Insurance: Guidance on contractual notification clauses, fair disclosure and calculating damages

116 Cardamon Limited v MacAlister [2019] EWHC 1200 (15 May 2019)  This recent English High Court decision produced findings on a number of issues that ...