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diciembre 2021

 Construction (Retentions Abolition) Bill 2021-22

Construction (Retentions Abolition) Bill 2021-22

It is widely considered that withholding money owed to a contractor, until all work is completed to a client’s satisfaction, is outdated and open to a ...

Adult social care reform proposals - what might they mean for providers?

Adult social care reform proposals - what might they mean for providers?

What does the government’s long-awaited White Paper on adult social care reform mean for providers in the sector? The very fact that we now have a Whi ...

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 ...

Keefe me under the mistletoe

Keefe me under the mistletoe

What better way for lawyers undertaking the joyous, ever-changing landscape of cross border litigation to enter the festive period, than an early Chri ...

A tougher appointed representatives regime is on its way

A tougher appointed representatives regime is on its way

The FCA has published details of significant changes that it is proposing to its rules relating to the appointment and oversight of appointed represen ...

CQC prosecutions: latest on how the Courts decide level of fine

CQC prosecutions: latest on how the Courts decide level of fine

With the number of CQC prosecutions against health and social care providers on the rise and the fines imposed by the Court by way of sentence also ri ...