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Financial Services

UK's new consumer duty confirmed with testing timelines

Financial services firms have more time to implement the newly unveiled final rules for Principle 12 – but the clock

10/08/2022
Energy and Utilities

The Energy Transition | Public sector buildings to receive green upgrades and Energy Network Association's flexibility consultation

This week we look at £635 million of government funding for green upgrades to public sector buildings, the Energy Network

08/08/2022
Regulatory and compliance

UK government formalises data protection reform following consultation

Changes to existing privacy framework proposed in Data Protection and Digital Information Bill

08/08/2022
Dispute resolution

US Supreme Court ends discovery by US courts in aid of foreign arbitration proceedings

An arbitral tribunal is not a 'foreign or international tribunal' under 28 USC Section 1782

08/08/2022
IT and data

UK government proposes clamp down on data subject access requests being used as a litigation tactic

The government's response to its 'Data: a new direction' consultation suggests that an inappropriate 'purpose' for making a DSAR could

05/08/2022
Employment and pensions

UK consultation shines light on new defined benefit funding rules

Draft regulations explain new low-dependency funding requirement for DB schemes

04/08/2022
Tech, Media and Comms

European institutions contemplate the metaverse and its policy challenges

European Parliament Research Service paper considers regulation by adapting the existing digital world policy framework

04/08/2022
Employment and pensions

Employment Law Coffee Break | GDPR for HR, drafting employment contracts and a round-up of recent developments

Welcome to our latest Coffee Break in which we look at the latest legal and practical developments impacting UK employers.

04/08/2022
Employment and pensions

GDPR for HR | Accessing employees' non-work related emails, Brexit, DSARs and more

Welcome to the second edition of our GDPR for HR newsletter - bringing you a snapshot of developments, cases and

02/08/2022
Regulatory and compliance

EU's Digital Service Act to introduce first express ban on 'dark patterns'

Definition of dark patterns sheds light on concerns including exiting subscriptions easily while raising applicability questions

02/08/2022
Energy and Utilities

The Energy Transition | BEIS report on energy pricing and Ofgem funding for innovation projects

This week we look at a new BEIS Committee report on energy pricing, Ofgem's £8 million funding for innovation projects

01/08/2022