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Political agreement reached on controversial EU Digital Copyright Directive: A fair and balanced result?

Following a turbulent course of lengthy negotiations and delays, political agreement was finally reached by the European Commission, European Parliament and the Council of the EU on the revised proposal of the EU Copyright Directive (the “Directive“) earlier this month. … Continue reading

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New Government Outsourcing Playbook

Outsourcing has become an increasingly fraught activity, with a number of high-profile events such as the collapse of Carillion dominating the news cycle in recent months.  The launch of the Government Outsourcing Playbook is in part an acknowledgment of, and … Continue reading

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Brexit, Data, Brexit

As we all continue to try to grapple with the implications of a no-deal Brexit, the last week or two has seen the publication of a few things of interest from a data protection perspective: The EDPB’s view of data … Continue reading

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From Paris With Love: Latest Brexit Twist for Audiovisual Media Services Industry

NO DEAL PLANNING FULL STEAM AHEAD? With just under 2 months to go before the UK is due to exit the EU and the possibility of a no-deal Brexit still looming, the UK audiovisual media services industry, the largest in … Continue reading

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UK Government note clarifies “no deal” and data protection

The UK Government has published a “no deal” note to clarify how data protection law will work in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. The note confirms that separate draft regulations and more detailed guidance … Continue reading

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House of Commons briefing on mobile roaming and Brexit

In July 2017, the House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on the impact of Brexit on the recent abolition of mobile roaming charges (the “Briefing Paper“). The European Commission’s 2015 regulation on roaming and net neutrality (the so-called … Continue reading

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UK Digital Strategy includes focus on creating “a safe and secure cyberspace”

In March 2017, the Secretary of State for Media, Sport and Culture published its long-awaited strategy for a post-Brexit digital Britain. The UK Digital Strategy aims to support the growth of the UK digital economy. It builds on the framework … Continue reading

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Secretary of State for Media, Sport and Culture publishes UK Digital Strategy

On 1 March 2017, the Secretary of State for Media, Sport and Culture published its long-awaited strategy for a post-Brexit digital Britain. The UK Digital Strategy aims to support the growth of the UK digital economy. It builds on the … Continue reading

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Full Steam Ahead: GDPR confirmed to apply in the UK despite Brexit

The UK Digital Minister Matt Hancock has confirmed in a written statement that the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) will come into force in the UK in May 2018 despite the UK’s move towards Brexit.

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