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Government looking to tighten national security controls on M&A in the UK

The UK government is currently consulting on reforms which would substantially increase its powers to scrutinise M&A transactions for the purposes of protecting national security. Under the reforms, the government...

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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Digital innovation in the NHS: Clarity on proper use of NHS data

On 5 September 2018, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) published the initial code of conduct for data-driven health and care technology. The code – driven by the...

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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Court of Appeal revisits scope of litigation privilege

In welcome news for companies seeking to assert privilege over the fruits of their internal investigations, the Court of Appeal has now overturned an earlier High Court decision which had...

Written on: 6 Sep 2018


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Brexit Business Brief | Wrapped in a mystery

To receive this newsletter by email, please register your interest in receiving Brexit Insights. Find out how we can help you prepare for Brexit Summer's over: what happened? In our last edition we...

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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