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For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the transparency obligations under Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the General Data Protection Regulation...
29th Jan
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This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal data involving the UK and EEA, under the General Data Protection...
29th Jan
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Background to the standard contractual clausesThere was a general prohibition in Directive 95/46/EC (the Data Protection Directive), on controllers...
29th Jan
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Requirements for lawful processing of personal dataAn organisation cannot simply process personal data because it wishes to do so. It can only process...
29th Jan
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A ‘UK Conformity Assessed’ (UKCA) marking is a product marking introduced as a result of Brexit to replace the previous requirement for CE marking for...
29th Jan
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Application of the Freedom of Information Act 2000See initially Practice Note: Who is subject to the freedom of information regime, which explores the...
29th Jan
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The Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 (2015 Regulations) came into force on 18 July 2015, replacing the Re-use of Public Sector...
29th Jan
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A certified copy is an accurate, complete and current copy (usually a photocopy) of an original document. The certified copy will include a statement...
29th Jan
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Who can make a request?Any person, located anywhere in the world, can make a request for information. This is because the Freedom of Information Act...
28th Jan
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Key legislationThe freedom of information regime in the United Kingdom is governed by the following legislation:•Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA...
28th Jan
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Status of the Government Legal DepartmentThe Government Legal Department (GLD) (which was called the Treasury Solicitor’s Department until 1 April...
28th Jan
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On 14 June 2019, a new rule was introduced into the UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising and Direct & Promotional Marketing (CAP Code) and UK Code of...
28th Jan
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As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State and its relationship with the EU is governed by the Withdrawal...
27th Jan
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Documents executed as deeds must be expressed as being executed by the company. A document will be deemed to be executed as a deed if it is duly...
27th Jan
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VAT—cross-border goods and servicesThe Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018 makes provision for the UK to cease being a Member State of the EU and...
27th Jan
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The Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) scheme is a quality-mark that is internationally recognised and confers on the complying entity the status of...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 25th Jan
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A commodity code is a ten-digit code to classify goods for import and export declarations. It is used to identify the applicable tariffs, quotas,...
Produced in partnership with Victoria Hewson 25th Jan
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The concept of ‘origin’The concept of ‘origin’ in the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) refers to the origin of goods for the purpose of...
Produced in partnership with Fergus Randolph QC of Brick Court Chambers 25th Jan

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