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International Tax Update | September 2018

Osborne Clarke bolsters its international tax offering with appointment of new Dutch Partner We are delighted to announce that we have hired tax specialist Job van der Pol to strengthen...

Written on: 18 Sep 2018


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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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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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