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Cyber security in connected consumer devices: are you complying with the new code of practice?

The rapidly expanding Internet of Things (IoT) is connecting up previously offline, non-digital, ordinary things. Apps are available for a vast variety of tasks. But every connection that we make...

Written on: 10 Dec 2018


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When is “natural” not natural? It might just depend on which side of the pond you are

As the attractiveness of 'natural' and 'organic' products continues to increase, we explore the legal implications of making "natural" claims on products – and we compare the restrictions and guidance...

Written on: 6 Dec 2018


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Business immigration: looking beyond Brexit

The report looks to make reference to EU nationals coming into the UK after Brexit. We have previously discussed the status of EU nationals already in the UK at the...

Written on: 6 Dec 2018


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Lisa Osofsky, a “new kind of Director”: beyond the first 100 days

Lisa Osofsky, the new Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), recently passed the milestone of having completed her first 100 days in office. On succeeding David Green CB QC,...

Written on: 6 Dec 2018


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GMP equalisation – what should you do now?

On 26 October 2018, the High Court handed down its judgment in the case of Lloyds Banking Group Pensions Trustees Ltd v Lloyds Bank PLC and others. While there are...

Written on: 5 Dec 2018


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Tax: legal implications of Brexit for your business

Much of the UK tax code is independent from EU influence, with a few exceptions (most notably, VAT), and therefore will largely be unaffected by Brexit. If the draft UK-EU...

Written on: 29 Nov 2018


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New rules in force to reduce barriers for Recognised Tenant Associations

Background There are two ways that a group of residential tenants may be formally recognised as a Recognised Tenancy Association (RTA) and issued with a "Certificate of Recognition". The first...

Written on: 28 Nov 2018


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Marketinglaw Update | November 2018

Welcome to your update from Osborne Clarke's Marketing Law team, with the usual eclectic mix of marcomms law and regulatory developments. This month’s coverage includes amongst other things an update...

Written on: 28 Nov 2018


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Data protection and privacy: are you Brexit-ready for any outcome?

Against a fluid legal and political landscape – which may well have overtaken the contents of this update by the time you read it – the publication of the signed...

Written on: 27 Nov 2018


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