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Written by specialist lawyers at RPC, this blog features regular postings on developments in UK privacy law.

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Pushing back on APP scams

Topic: Data and privacy 18.07.2019 Read more
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The latest cyber stats revealed (the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019)

Topic: Data and privacy 05.04.2019 Read more
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Seeking the "right regulation" of digital services: Lords' Communications Committee articulates its vision

Topic: Data and privacy 11.03.2019 Read more
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Love (or hate) Data?

Topic: Data and privacy 21.02.2019 Read more
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Happy Valentine's Day from RPC: Love (or hate) data?

Topic: Data and privacy 14.02.2019 Read more
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GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 – how do they impact publishers?

Topic: Data and privacy 25.05.2018 Read more
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Vicarious liability of data controllers: The Morrisons data breach case

Topic: Data and privacy 28.03.2018 Read more
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Thorny issues of jurisdiction and claim form service laid bare by High Court

Topic: Data and privacy

Published by Alex Wilson, Associate and more.

In Howard Kennedy v The National Trust for Scotland [2017] EWHC 3368 (QB), the High Court considered two complex issues: one relating to the doctrine of forum non conveniens and the other to the CPR provisions on service of a claim form. In his judgment, handed down yesterday, Sir David Eady stayed the action in England & Wales on the basis that Scotland is the more appropriate forum. He also provided guidance on the tricky interplay between deemed and actual service of a claim form, ultimately holding that the claim form in this case had been validly served in time.

18.01.2018 Read more
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Seriously limiting serious harm

Topic: Data and privacy 12.09.2017 Read more
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Government sets out details of new data protection legislation

Topic: Data and privacy

Published by Nicola Cain, Partner and more.

The Government has today published a Statement of Intent setting out details of the forthcoming Data Protection Bill. Matt Hancock MP, the Digital Minister, says that the reforms will "bring our data protection law up to date" whilst transferring the General Data Protection Regulation ('GDPR') into domestic law. The text of the Data Protection Bill is expected in early September.

07.08.2017 Read more