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IT and data

UK government outlines data protection reform proposals following consultation

What are the main areas of reform for the UK's data protection regime and how will they affect business?

Intellectual property

General Court confirms UK trade marks can still be asserted in EUIPO proceedings against EUTMs filed before Brexit

Earlier UK trade marks can be used in support of EUIPO proceedings if the EU application or registration under attack

IT and data

UK international data transfer agreements laid before Parliament

Businesses relieved of uncertainty regarding data transfers outside of the UK as the ICO signals that agreements are almost finalised


How the UK regulates sectors and markets: five new principles

The government has set out principles based on a sovereign approach, leading from the front, proportionality, what works and high

Intellectual property

High Court provides clarity for brand owners on interpreting Brexit-related legislation

UK courts retain jurisdiction to grant pan-EU injunctions in EU trade mark cases pending at the end of the Brexit

Banking and finance

Amazon to stop accepting Visa credit cards issued in UK

Highly unusual cost-reduction move demonstrates shifting dynamics

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Employment and pensions

Immigration Update: The Brexit saga continues...

It is 20 months since Brexit, but many issues that have arisen in the immigration world since the UK left

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Employment and pensions

Immigration Update: The right to work

With the Home Office constantly changing its position with regards to how employers may conduct right-to-work checks in the light

Regulatory and compliance

Government extends the deadline for using CE marking until 2023

Businesses given more time to transition to using the new UKCA mark

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Decarbonisation | In conversation with … Damian Dunphy

This is the second podcast in our series titled 'Decarbonisation | In conversation with ...'


Negotiating English governing law and jurisdiction clauses post-Brexit

Now that we are a few months past the end of the Brexit transition period, we take a look at

Dispute resolution

Has Brexit had an impact on cross border disputes?

In a word, yes, when it comes to cross-border disputes involving the UK and the EU/EFTA countries. Contracts containing an