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A key objective of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the EU GDPR) is to achieve a level of consistency in relation to...
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19th May
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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Investigatory Powers TribunalFor information on the overarching regime for scrunity of the use of powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. Due to the extensive similarities between the...
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19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
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In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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Many companies and government bodies (such as HMRC) have been exposed to loss of confidential information and many other breaches of confidentiality...
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19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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19th May
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[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify division][Specify specialist...
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19th May
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The tort of misuse of private information is the principal cause of action relied on to protect privacy rights, at least against defendants who are...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB 19th May
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Privacy law—misuse of private informationThe tort of misuse of private information is focused on ‘the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 19th May

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Pre-Action Protocol on Media and Communications ClaimsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with David Hirst of 5RB 13th Jul
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Confidentiality letter—private M&A—share purchase—corporate sellerStrictly private and confidentialTo: [insert buyer name][insert buyer address]Date:...
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1st Jul
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Confidentiality letter—private M&A (asset purchase)—corporate sellerStrictly private and confidentialTo: [insert buyer name][insert buyer...
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1st Jul
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Image rights—protection, exploitation and taxationAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with...
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Produced in partnership with JJ Shaw of Lewis Silkin LLP, Alex Kelham of Lewis Silkin LLP and Rob Meredith CTA of PKF Francis Clark 29th Jun
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Is it standard for a non-disclosure agreement to contain liability limitations (eg for loss of information and/or breach) and what arguments could be...
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18th Jun
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What is the position in relation to translated documents in the context of legal advice privilege?Legal Professional PrivilegeThe core aim of...
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6th Jun
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How do I protect a new idea for a product?Keep it a secretIf you have a new idea about how to do or make something, resist the temptation to tell...
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6th Jun
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In the context of confidentiality agreements, what constitutes an ‘indirect’ disclosure? Is it necessary to specifically use the word ‘indirect’ to...
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Produced in partnership with Michelle Last of Keystone law 5th Jun
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If the name of a third party supplier is disclosed under a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), is it a breach of the NDA for the recipient to contract...
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5th Jun
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What recourse does a company have if its confidential information is misappropriated between an agency and a customer?From a practice perspective,...
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5th Jun
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How do I protect confidential information in the workplace?What counts as confidential information? The legal definition of confidential information...
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5th Jun
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Do you have a tripartite NDA precedent?The type of NDA/confidentiality agreement required will depend upon the circumstances of the particular...
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5th Jun
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Quantum, in an intellectual property claim, is often difficult to predict at the time a claim is being issued. What are the practical options for...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton 5th Jun
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What is the standard length of a non-disclosure agreement? Is there an unreasonable duration?Length of the term of the NDAIn relation to the term of...
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5th Jun
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Are recorded conversations between lay people legal and can they be used in legal proceedings?The law relating to the recording of conversations...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Can a provider of industry accreditation certificates release the insurance details of its accredited installers to an installer’s customer where the...
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5th Jun
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What are the implications of reducing the term of an NDA from five years to two years?Confidential informationConfidential information is a valuable...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Snell of New Square Chambers 5th Jun
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Is consideration required for a non-disclosure agreement?Consideration is an essential ingredient for an enforceable legal contract.Consideration can...
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