Articles Archive

Data, duties and directors January 12, 2017

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ICO reports its own data security breaches January 11, 2017

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ICO: “Cyber security is not an IT issue, it is a boardroom issue” November 22, 2016

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An Inside Job? August 31, 2016

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Privacy Shield, the new Safe Harbor July 29, 2016

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The potential impact of blockchain technology on the financial markets June 20, 2016

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Brexit and the future of Data Protection June 3, 2016

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Safe Harbor update - EU and US agree in principle on Safe Harbor 2.0: “EU-US Privacy Shield” February 2, 2016

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At last, agreement on EU data protection reform December 17, 2015

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Safe Harbor update – and what to do October 29, 2015

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US Safe Harbor scheme for data transfers ruled invalid October 7, 2015

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A Deep Dive into Legal Risks in Fintech August 25, 2015

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Need to know guide to monitoring employees emails May 22, 2015

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Budget 2015 – FinTech & AltFi Implications April 7, 2015

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Raising finance - Crowdfunding for the fashion industry February 5, 2015

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Chancellor Champions FinTech in his Autumn Statement December 8, 2014

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Interflora keywords case sent for retrial December 8, 2014

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Privacy and mobile apps December 8, 2014

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Online counterfeits blocked December 8, 2014

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New Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 - is your website compliant? May 21, 2014

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Top IT data security threats revealed and what organisations must do to stop them May 21, 2014

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Court reiterates that copyright does not protect functionality of software January 3, 2014

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Bring your own device: win-win or zero sum game? January 3, 2014

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Big brother – monitoring employee use of IT and communications systems – the legal considerations September 25, 2013

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Mobile Apps – what about Data Protection? June 25, 2013

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M&S infringed Interflora with Google Adwords June 24, 2013

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Office of Fair Trading warning on use of consumer data June 24, 2013

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Online Retailing Q&A – Ownership Of Websites And Other Issues April 23, 2013

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Retail space: The new frontier in brand identity following Apple’s successful trade mark? April 22, 2013

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Law Commission recommends a new electronic communications code April 18, 2013

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EU data protection reform March 22, 2013

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Website Operator Scores Own Goal: Take care if there is third party content on your website March 21, 2013

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Do you need to register (notify) under the Data Protection Act? January 22, 2013

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Social media - the sweet spot to selling online January 22, 2013

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Data Protection Act breaches have resulted in fines in excess of £2 million December 3, 2012

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Does your website comply with Distance Selling Regulations? November 22, 2012

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Amex implements BCRs to allow transfer of personal data November 21, 2012

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Cookie concerns – 180 complaints so far August 6, 2012

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Data protection essentials August 6, 2012

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Domain names – top ten legal tips August 6, 2012

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Just Joking – be careful what you say on Twitter August 6, 2012

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Selling on Software August 6, 2012

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RBS looks at legal action against software provider June 28, 2012

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New EU Data Protection Regulation May 22, 2012

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What To Be Aware Of When Listening In – Monitoring And Recording Telephone Calls April 12, 2012

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Contracts – are they worth the paper they’re written on? March 15, 2012

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DotWhatYouWant Is Here - The Implications Of New Generic Top-Level Domains February 24, 2012

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Data Shake-up: Protecting Yourself From Data Protection February 3, 2012

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Data security breaches - current postion and future developments January 4, 2012

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Data Centres - the pursuit of power and its affect on rents November 9, 2011

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Court gives guidance on online marketing October 18, 2011

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Listening In – Monitoring and Recording Telephone Calls October 18, 2011

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Summary of the ACAS guidance on social networking October 18, 2011

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Who owns Twitter followers? October 18, 2011

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European Court of Justice ruling in INTERFLORA v M&S keyword case October 18, 2011

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Data Centres - the pursuit of power and its affect on rents October 18, 2011

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Nigel Miller answers the FT question on employees and their twitter accounts October 17, 2011

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INTERFLORA v M&S keyword case - decision in EU Court September 28, 2011

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Computing roundtable: CIOs say the network is key to cloud success September 7, 2011

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Act now to make sure your brand does not go xxx September 1, 2011

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Act now to make sure your brand does not go xxx September 1, 2011

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ICO guidance on civil monetary penalties July 19, 2011

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Microsoft may provide EU cloud customer data to US law enforcers July 19, 2011

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L’Oreal v eBay: a win for brand owners – eBay can be liable for fake goods sold through its website if it plays an ‘active’ role in promoting them July 19, 2011

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Web suffixes to expand July 19, 2011

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Attracting venture capital investment for the digital music industry July 16, 2011

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OFT moves against blogging company July 13, 2011

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No comfort on side letters July 12, 2011

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The trouble with phone hacking July 1, 2011

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New Cookies Regulation June 8, 2011

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Article 29 Working Party - Consent for Geolocation Services June 8, 2011

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Interflora v M&S June 8, 2011

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Commission Seeks Views on How to Exploit Cloud Computing in the EU June 8, 2011

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New Cookies Regulation June 3, 2011

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Is share scheme discriminatory? May 11, 2011

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Wake Up and Smell The Cookies April 15, 2011

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Commission Guidelines on the Use of RFID Tags April 12, 2011

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To Tweet or Not to Tweet… March 28, 2011

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Do You Have Your Head in the Cloud? March 23, 2011

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How to Raise Venture Capital Investment in a Cold Financial Climate March 7, 2011

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The great ICANN expansion: An overview of recent developments in domain names March 1, 2011

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European Commission Focuses on E-Commerce February 11, 2011

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ASA’s New Online Remit February 11, 2011

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Digital Economy Act Accused of Infringing Human Rights February 11, 2011

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Privacy Policies – Simplify to Comply January 21, 2011

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Flash Cookies - Bigger and Better Cookies. But What Does the Law Say? January 21, 2011

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Big Brother is Tagging You - The Increased Use of Radio Frequency Identification Tagging January 21, 2011

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Are Cookies Strictly Necessary? December 30, 2010

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ICO Press Release: Shock, Horror - Parents Can Take Photos of Their Children in Nativity Plays December 21, 2010

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Modernisation of EU Data Protection System December 13, 2010

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First fines for data protection breaches December 10, 2010

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First Fines for UK Data Protection Breaches Levied – The Information Commissioner Flexes His New Muscles November 25, 2010

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Key Words: Top at Any Cost November 21, 2010

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Top Tips for Handling Internet Misuse by Employees November 12, 2010

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Approval of Israel’s Data Protection Laws - Companies Can Now Transfer Personal Data to Israel November 8, 2010

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European Commission Refers UK to ECJ for Failing to Implement Privacy Laws September 30, 2010

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Controversial Cookies September 29, 2010

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The Digital Economy Act: Does it Compute? September 17, 2010

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Are you liable for what happens on your wireless network ? August 3, 2010

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Someone has copied my designs. What should I do? August 3, 2010

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Facing up to face book August 2, 2010

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Italian Job: Google Executives Found Guilty May 21, 2010

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New Model Contract for Transfers of Data Outside the EEA May 15, 2010

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Political parties not beyond the law May 6, 2010

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Breach of NDA – what are the remedies? May 6, 2010

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Warning over user-generated content April 14, 2010

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Top ten tips for buyers in the tech sector March 16, 2010

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BSkyB v EDS - the lessons to be learnt March 8, 2010

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Not worth the paper it’s written on… March 1, 2010

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Advertising financial products and services online – rules and risks November 13, 2009

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OFT to bare its teeth? November 13, 2009

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Are You Managing Your IP Rights Effectively? November 3, 2009

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Employees Online October 12, 2009

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EU targets online retailers September 14, 2009

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New provisions: Companies Act 2006 September 1, 2009

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T&Cs for the Cloud July 21, 2009

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L’Oreal v eBay July 16, 2009

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Legal tips for managing the relationship between business partners July 10, 2009

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Who owns your contacts? July 2, 2009

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Who owns your domain names? July 1, 2009

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Employee compensation for creating IPR June 29, 2009

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All Change on the VAT Front June 11, 2009

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Good news for software owners seeking patent protection May 12, 2009

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How secure are your trading terms? May 8, 2009

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The Pirate Bay – winning the battle but not the war? April 29, 2009

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Dealing with a Distressed Company - How to Avoid Being Left Holding the Baby April 17, 2009

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Targeted behavioural advertising March 24, 2009

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Top Tips: Buying Assets from Insolvent Companies March 18, 2009

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A step forward in privacy v utility? March 5, 2009

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Heads of Terms March 4, 2009

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Who owns the fruits of your collaboration? February 23, 2009

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Libel left (online) is libel lost February 10, 2009

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Age Verification February 3, 2009

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Some thoughts from Entrepreneur Country February 2, 2009

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Are you being served? January 6, 2009

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Website development – a practical approach to legal pitfalls December 30, 2008

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Christmas present for consumers or headache for retailers? November 28, 2008

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Nominet domain name dispute resolution procedure November 14, 2008

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Business make workers face the music over Facebook posts November 12, 2008

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The technology sector – cautiously optimistic? October 30, 2008

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Barclays predict lower growth for 2009 September 24, 2008

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First Fakebook case goes to trial September 11, 2008

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Bulletin board bully fails in libel action September 1, 2008

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An introduction to the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) August 9, 2008

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Navigating the web 2.0 safe harbor August 5, 2008

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Google pulls out of Digg deal July 30, 2008

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"A buyer's market?": the effect of the credit crunch on technology and the investment market July 18, 2008

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New businesses and their employees June 19, 2008

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Start-up capital for technology companies April 10, 2008

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Court refuses Max Mosley injunction April 9, 2008

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Budget Bad news for ebusiness in the UK April 3, 2008

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Directors’ duties and liabilities – Are you on top of the changes? March 30, 2008

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FAQs - for our fashion clients setting up online March 11, 2008

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Start-up ebusiness to IPO – the price to pay for VC funding February 10, 2008

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Prize competitions – stay on right side of the law February 6, 2008

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Preparing to sell your business January 22, 2008

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An email is now a letter January 1, 2008

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User Generated Content - legal implications December 17, 2007

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The Daily Telegraph pulls employee blog - tips for employers December 1, 2007

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Web 2.0 – business opportunity or unacceptable risk for lawyers? October 17, 2007

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To blog or not to blog? February 6, 2007

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Work for Hire March 20, 2006

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Work for Hire March 20, 2006

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Distance Selling Regulations and the new changes August 3, 2005

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Has your trademark been Googled? February 2, 2004

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