International Data Privacy Day: Our predictions for 2024

Happy (belated) International Data Privacy Day for Sunday! And what better reason than that to explore what 2024 is likely to have in store for data and privacy? We are just over one year on from the European Commission kick starting the process to adopt an adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework. Two … Read more

Online Safety Act Becomes Law: What can organisations do now to prepare?

A new era for online regulation awaits as the long-anticipated Online Safety Act (“OSA“) finally received Royal Assent today. This follows significant delays and intense Parliamentary scrutiny on its long journey to becoming law. Please click on our interactive timeline to find out more about the path to Royal Assent and the ongoing trajectory of … Read more

New recommendations for reform and development of the law on digital assets

On 28 June 2023, the Law Commission of England and Wales published its report (the Report) on digital assets, detailing the conclusions and recommendations for law reform in this area. While it is acknowledged that the digital asset market and the technology in question is continually evolving, the common law system in England and Wales … Read more

Online Safety Act: Ofcom clarifies expected implementation timeline

As the final sitting of the Committee Stage in the House of Lords took place last week, Ofcom published an updated version of its roadmap to implement the Online Safety Bill the week prior – “How Ofcom is preparing to regulate online safety”. Given the significant delays in the progress of the Online Safety Bill … Read more

A FIRST LOOK AT THE GAMBLING ACT REVIEW WHITE PAPER

The UK Government published the long awaited Gambling Act Review White Paper today which contains the most comprehensive plans to reform the gambling sector since the Gambling Act was introduced back in 2005. It is the culmination of the Government’s call for evidence on existing gambling legislation in December 2020 (link), and its official release … Read more