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Data Issues Roundup, 29 April: China/US dataflows; cyber insurance; Twitter falls under EU control; and more
Also: cultural differences could wreck the single EU data protection law dream; data protection authorities face resource challenges due to digital boom; and more.
The ECJ has handed down a decision which confirms that ‘establishment’ means the local employment unit to which the redundant worker is assigned to carry out his duties.
A warning given in bad faith could not be relied on for the purpose of determining whether there was sufficient reason to dismiss an employee.
Neither financial services firms nor law firms should underestimate the cultural sea-change in behaviour the FCA expects.
Also: retrospective alternative service of claim form; judicial comment on costs budgeting; and more.
Making an offer to settle a claim under Civil Procedure Rules Part 36, whether as a claimant or defendant, is a way of potentially transferring some of the costs risk in litigation to your opponent.
Also: how a solicitor misled a court.
What it means for those dealing with disputes day to day. And by the way, there may be more rises on the way.
Court confirms the high level of protection given to auditors where an exclusion of liability clause is included in a set of accounts.
InCredit 14 April 2015: UK banks stem domestic loan losses, registering to vote and credit chances, and more
Update on credit developments.
FAQs and action points for companies that have issued bearer shares...
Data Issues Roundup, 20 April; AT&T's $25m privacy settlement; Facebook case in Austria; Google loses out in Germany; and more
Also, UCAS gives data protection undertaking’.
There are a number of issues companies should consider now so as to prepare themselves for the changes.
The National Audit Office notes that although private finance typically costs twice as much as public finance, it “can represent value for money”...
Data Issues Roundup, 13 April: Cloud contracts; US crackdown on hackers; nuisance calls fine; and more
Also; UK court strikes down part of the Data Protection Act; Australia passes ‘retention law’; and more.
Worldwide update also includes items on Prince Charles’ letters and a code of practice for UK public authorities.
The proceeds of a sale of misappropriated antiques were the assets involved in Credit Agricole Corp and Investment Bank v Papadimitriou.
Employers with 250 or more employees will have to report on the gender pay gap in their business.
The PCBS made a series of recommendations in its June 2013 report which were designed to encourage employees to ‘blow the whistle’ and for the FCA to take a greater role in ensuring compliance.
Four key themes emerged from the responses to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s call for evidence. Employers should familiarise themselves with the new EHRC guidance when it is published.