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CJEU Schrems II Decision – What now for international data transfers

24 Jul, 2020
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has followed the Opinion issued by the Advocate General at the end of last year and declared that the model Standard Contractual...
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Domain Names – A closer look…

7 Apr, 2020
  Introduction The importance of domain names can often be overlooked.  They play a vital role in any businesses’ online presence and are frequently misunderstood assets. ...
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Online shopping - are warehouses the future of retail?

27 Mar, 2020
  Typically located on industrial estates in regional distribution hubs or on the borders of major cities, warehouses are now at the forefront of retailers’ minds in an...
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2020 Budget – What’s in it for the tech industry?

13 Mar, 2020
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish
In brief: the key technology areas covered by yesterday’s budget were: £5 billion investment in gigabit broadband for hard to reach areas of the UK;  £22 billion increase in...
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Are you ready for the implementation of the new “off payroll” working rules to the private sector?

12 Mar, 2020
Hope of the IR35 changes being jettisoned at the last minute were short-lived and we had confirmation in the recent budget that the implementation of the new “off-payroll”...
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Beware of Imposters!

21 Feb, 2020
  It is vitally important for businesses to verify the identity of the  person they are dealing with from another business. How can you confirm that the person you are...
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International Data Transfers and Standard Contract Clauses: good news from Europe

17 Feb, 2020
The CJEU has now given its decision in the Schrems II case. For information about this decision see here. In December 2019, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the...
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Cryptocurrency as an asset in insolvency

12 Feb, 2020
  It is now widely accepted that cryptocurrency falls within the broad definition of “property”[1] under the Insolvency Act 1986 and, as such, Insolvency Practitioners...
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Right to be forgotten… in Europe

24 Sep, 2019
Today (24 September) the EU’s top court, the European Court of Justice, has ruled that the landmark “right to be forgotten” European law does not need to be applied globally...
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Questions about software?

6 Sep, 2019
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish
If you have questions about software, whether around procurement, exploitation, ownership or disputes, visit our ‘Software Portal’ - www.softwarelaw.co.uk.  The Portal focuses...
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ICO flexes its muscles on Data Protection Fines

8 Jul, 2019
For some time, we've been waiting for the first substantive fines from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) relating to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or...
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Running competitions: More than the luck of the draw

4 Jul, 2019
We all have those ‘eureka’ moments where we feel that we’re onto a winner. In times of tough trading and uncertain market conditions, it is inevitable that people will find...
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Future Predictions of in-house agency models

4 Jun, 2019
There is a developing trend towards Corporates and Brands creating in-house agencies, while the industry grapples with increasing client demands and ever-tightening budgets.  In...
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The Digital Copyright Directive

3 Jun, 2019
How has it come about? Back in May 2015, the European Commission published a communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe which looked at the major challenges to...
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Technology Trends transforming Real Estate

8 May, 2019
It is no secret that technology has had (and will continue to have) an enormous impact on nearly every industry, and the corporate real estate sector is no exception. Developers...
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Cryptocurrencies – Taxation and the new kid on the blockchain

1 May, 2019
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish
Cryptocurrencies are big news.  2018 saw media headlines reporting exorbitant gains (and huge losses)  for Bitcoin and others.  Such volatility has not dampened the market and...
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M&A - the rise of non-tech acquirers

9 Apr, 2019
We have noticed a growing trend in M&A transactions where non-tech companies are increasingly acquiring tech companies (or tech companies are expanding into areas they...
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Selling A Software Business? Make sure you're prepared.

21 Mar, 2019
If you're considering selling your software business, you'll need to be prepared for the due diligence process a buyer will want to go through. Our page...
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When two worlds collide: consumer protection law vs the Amazon Dash Button

5 Mar, 2019
A few days ago, Amazon announced it would no longer be offering for sale its physical version of the Amazon Dash button.  Whilst they will continue to sell the virtual Dash...
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What makes a good Service Level Agreement?

25 Feb, 2019
A Service Level Agreement (SLA) records a common understanding about services, priorities, responsibilities, guarantees and warranties between parties where one party is the...
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