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UK Digital Regulation Cooperation Forum invites views on algorithmic processing papers

Businesses should seize the opportunity to influence the future of the regulatory approach to algorithmic processing in the UK as

Life Sciences and Healthcare

Medical device, clinical trial and safety rules reforms could boost UK life sciences

As the economy falters and NHS waiting lists grow, 2021 legislation offers wide powers to reform product rules and spur

Tech, Media and Comms

EU gets one step closer to adopting the Digital Services Act

New regulation of digital services expected to come into force for all businesses in late 2023

Regulatory and compliance

The Queen's Speech - Data Reform Bill announced

UK government heralds next step in process of diverging from EU data protection regime, but extent of divergence not yet

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Intellectual property

CJEU rejects Poland's challenge to the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive Article 17

CJEU Grand Chamber find the safeguards of the provision strike a fair balance between freedom of expression and information, and

Regulatory and compliance

The Queen's Speech – what not to expect: Employment Bill, audit reform, and digital markets enforcement

As speculation mounts about what the UK government's legislative programme will contain, we consider some of the proposals that are

Tech, Media and Comms

IP and the metaverse: ownership and infringement of rights

Platform operators will need to have tools and measures in place that allow them to put an end to infringements

Tech, Media and Comms

What regulation is on the horizon for the metaverse?

A live concert staged in the metaverse raises broad legal and regulatory issues


Sport looks to artificial intelligence to deliver competitive edge

As teams and coaches turn to AI data to enhance success, what are the legal challenges and what is on

Retail and Consumer

Evolution of retail platforms and marketplaces risks additional regulatory consequences for businesses

The business models of retail platforms and marketplaces can be impacted by financial services regulation – but there are exclusions

Intellectual property

Closer look at EUIPO's study on AI's impact on the infringement and enforcement of copyright and designs

IP analysis: Robyn Trigg, Knowledge Lawyer at Osborne Clarke, discusses the European Union Intellectual Property Office's (EUIPO) study on the


Retailers adopt facial recognition technology as regulators play catch-up

Automated facial recognition raises broad challenges for privacy regulators but industries such as retail are using the technology ahead of