Data Protection Blog

21 June 2019

Overhaul of SARS regime to be welcomed

The Law Commission has this week made an important intervention in the world of anti-money laundering with its report on the Suspicious Activity Report (SARs) regime, including an analysis of weaknesses of the current system and a series of recommendations to make things streamlined, clearer and above all more workable

Jonathan Grimes

14 May 2019

WhatsApp messages: a treasure trove of evidence in team moves

The Court of Appeal’s judgement in Forse & ors v Secarma Ltd & ors is an important case on springboard injunction applications in employee competition and team move cases. It is also a prime example of how WhatsApp messages can provide crucial evidence in such cases.

Andreas White

30 April 2019

How to respond to a subject access request: a step by step guide for organisations

Any individual dissatisfied with the speed or content of an organisation’s response to a SAR will find it quick and easy to complain to your organisation or the ICO. This guide is intended to make responding to SARs as straightforward as possible.

Emily Carter

12 April 2019

Innovation and data protection compliance: when opposites attract

Getting your black letter law data protection specialists to join your post-it wielding innovators on their bean bags might be challenging but it is important. Perhaps try breaking the ice with some table tennis and piano-led house music (a scientifically proven method).  

Rowena Rix

10 April 2019

Our current Brexit options and the consequences for UK data protection law

EU leaders are due to meet today (1700 GMT) for an emergency summit dedicated to Brexit at which it is rumoured that they will grant an extension to the UK’s departure from the EU.  The infographic below sets out the possible Brexit options and what this might mean for UK data protection law. 

Rowena Rix

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