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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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Co-operative and community benefit societiesWhat is a co-operative or community benefit society?A co-operative society or community benefit society...
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19th May
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Information society services and e-commerceIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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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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CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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19th May
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Claiming damages—tort and contract claims comparedThis Practice Note serves as a quick reference guide for practitioners comparing the law of damages...
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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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 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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For the purposes of copyright law the term 'film' means a recording, on any medium, from which a moving image may by any means be produced. A...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Ruback of Bristows and Jake Palmer of Bristows 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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Although its popularity has declined in recent years in favour of permissive licences such as MIT, a significant amount of software remains licensed...
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19th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Sharpe of Orange Business Services 19th May
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This Practice Note examines the law and regulation that applies to operating prize promotions, including prize competitions and free prize draws. It...
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19th May

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Precedents
Consent to process personal data—sample wording1Consent to terms and conditions—not data processing consent[Insert Terms and conditions you are...
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6th Jun
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Processing personal data—obtaining, recording and managing consentThis Practice Note is based on the UK GDPR and consent guidance published by the...
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6th Jun
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What is the EU law on data scraping from websites?What is scraping?Web scraping is a process by which website data is extracted (ie copied) using a...
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6th Jun
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Can the opt-in box for acceptance of website terms and conditions, acceptance of its privacy policy and consent to receiving email marketing be...
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5th Jun
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Does every digital platform that is ‘significantly different from its neighbour’ need a separate accessibility statement?All websites/digital...
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5th Jun
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Does the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 apply to business-to-business contracts and to what extent might it restrict a contract term permitting...
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5th Jun
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What is the EU law on screen scraping? Is it permitted? Can a company prevent it from happening? Can that company dictate what happens to the data...
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5th Jun
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In the UK is there an obligation to obtain personal data when providing guest wi-fi access?There is no general obligation in the UK to obtain personal...
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5th Jun
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What is a website accessibility statement?Website accessibility statements set out how businesses make web content more accessible for people with...
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5th Jun
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Do search engines such as Google have any liability for copyright infringement when they use processes such as web crawling and indexing to capture...
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5th Jun
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How do I tackle cybersquatting?Main conceptCybersquatting involves a party registering an existing brand name (or something confusingly similar) as a...
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5th Jun
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What is the position on using a third party registered trade mark in a phishing simulation email? These emails are used internally for training...
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5th Jun
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How does the provider of an app which connects customers with sellers of goods ensure that it does not inadvertently become a party to the consumer...
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5th Jun
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Could the use of take down schemes of social media platforms like eBay bring the law on unjustified threats into play?What is a take down?In the UK,...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Hoole of Appleyard Lees 5th Jun
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To what extent does the E-Commerce Directive (Council Directive 2000/31/EC) apply to cloud service providers and what are the practical implications...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Armstrong of Shoosmiths 5th Jun
Practice notes
Processing personal data—standard of consentThis Practice Note is based on the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and consent guidance...
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5th Jun
Q&As
What does Brexit mean for the .eu top level domain name?The .eu is the generic top level domain for the EU, governed by Regulation (EC) 733/2002....
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5th Jun
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What are the issues relating to enforceability of a clickwrap agreement?It has been assumed this Q&A refers to the formation of a contract online by...
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5th Jun

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