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Data protection – aspects of the new landscape

Data protection – aspects of the new landscape

In 1974, the Master of the Rolls, Lord Denning, referred to the incoming tide of what is now EU law. He said it “flows into the estuaries and up the r ...

The Rise of Cookies Litigation (and How to Avoid It)

The Rise of Cookies Litigation (and How to Avoid It)

Cookie litigation is on the rise, and it appears that all organisations of any size, sector and industry are being targeted.  

Statistics and Trends – Cyber Breach and Litigation

Statistics and Trends – Cyber Breach and Litigation

As part of DACB’s annual Data Protection and Cyber conference this year, members of our Cyber team ran a session on the statistics and trends that wer ...

Compensation Claims

Compensation Claims

On 6 December 2021, at our annual Data Protection & Cyber Conference, Hans Allnutt, Patrick Hill, Eleanor Ludlam and Astrid Hardy spoke about the ...

The Processor’s Perspective – Where Are We Now?

The Processor’s Perspective – Where Are We Now?

Much of the focus since the introduction of the GDPR has been on compliance obligations impacting controllers, and understandably so – ultimately, the ...

Data And Cyber Bulletin - December 2021

Data And Cyber Bulletin - December 2021

Welcome to the December edition of our Data And Cyber Bulletin.

The impact of Google’s £3bn Supreme Court reprieve and other recent data breach decisions on solicitor firms

The impact of Google’s £3bn Supreme Court reprieve and other recent data breach decisions on solicitor firms

The last month  has seen significant  decisions in the world of data breaches which will be welcomed by the legal profession and their insurers. The f ...

DAC Beachcroft’s Cyber & Data Risk team succeeds in ground-breaking High Court decision, significantly reducing costs in low-value data breach claims

DAC Beachcroft’s Cyber & Data Risk team succeeds in ground-breaking High Court decision, significantly reducing costs in low-value data breach claims

On 17 November 2021, Master Thornett handed down his Judgment in Johnson v Eastlight Community Homes Ltd [2021] EWHC 3069 (QB ). DAC Beachcroft’s Cybe ...

Breaking News: Google’s £3bn Supreme Court Reprieve

Breaking News: Google’s £3bn Supreme Court Reprieve

The Supreme Court has this morning handed down its judgment in the matter of Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50, finding in favour of Google. With dama ...

Pure Legal Limited Enters Administration

Pure Legal Limited Enters Administration

On 2 November 2021, Pure Legal Limited, alongside a number of other companies within the Pure Business Group, was placed into Administration by an Ord ...