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Taxation of cryptocurrencies in Europe: an overview

What is cryptocurrency? The term "cryptocurrency" emerged as a reference to a Bitcoin-style digital currency whose ownership (at issue and following any subsequent transfers) is recorded as a chain of...

Written on: 17 Sep 2018

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The Digital Revolution: Blockchain – the legal issues

Catherine Hammon, Digital Revolution Knowledge Lawyer, and Nick Thody, Head of Knowledge, examine the practical applications and legal issues surrounding blockchain. Our Digital Revolution series explores a range of disruptive topics including artificial intelligence...

Written on: 13 Sep 2018

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Controversial copyright reform approved by the European Parliament

The Directive has proved to be highly controversial, with a number of high-profile artists and digital rights campaigners, such as Paul McCartney, Wyclef Jean and Tim Berners-Lee, weighing in on...

Written on: 12 Sep 2018

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Criminal convictions checks under the GDPR

Pre-GDPR, it became common practice for many UK businesses to carry out criminal convictions checks on their prospective employees as a matter of course, and to require their suppliers to...

Written on: 10 Sep 2018

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Doing Retail in Germany

Contents Shape up Money Matters Faces Hot Spot e-ZY Commerce Salesfaction Do it right Corporate Compliance Shape up When you plan to enter the German market you should spend a...

Written on: 10 Sep 2018

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100 days of GDPR | Session 5: Security and data incidents

Will Robertson and Charlie Wedin explore how organisations have reconsidered their own data security processes following the introduction of GDPR.

Written on: 7 Sep 2018

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100 days of GDPR | Session 4: HR risk

Tamara Quinn, Emma Ladley and Olivia Sinfield consider the implications of GDPR for human resources departments in Europe and America.  

Written on: 6 Sep 2018

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Data Protection Impact Assessments under GDPR

A Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) is a way of systematically analysing data processing activities to assess whether the processing is necessary and proportionate, and identify and minimise any potential...

Written on: 6 Sep 2018

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Profiling and automated decision-making under GDPR

Profiling and automated decision-making (or ADM) are two areas of the GDPR that have caused a fair degree of confusion for businesses, often with perceived negativity and assumptions that the...

Written on: 5 Sep 2018

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