Dentons

International Top 30 position: 4

Update from UK Information Commissioner’s Office

Christopher Graham spoke at the recent Privacy Laws & Business Conference in Cambridge, UK. Here is an update of the main points.

The new EU regulation
Will it happen? Well, ‘if it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it’s probably a duck’. All the indications are that the regulation will happen. We have to assume it will. This echoes the message from the European Commission at the same conference. So start preparing now (or at least think about starting to prepare).

Information Commissioner’s Office priorities
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has challenges like any organisation. There are the ‘known knowns’: the fact that the ICO has more to do and less resource to do it. In the last year, the ICO responded to 40,000 enquiries using its resources of 388 staff (that covers data protection and freedom of information) and a budget of £16m…

Click on the link below to read the rest of the Dentons briefing. 

Sign in or Register to continue reading this article

Sign in

Register

It's quick, easy and free!

It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.

Register now

Why register to The Lawyer

 

Industry insight

In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.

 

Market intelligence

Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.

 

Email newsletters

Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.

More relevant to you

To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.

Briefings from Dentons

View more briefings from Dentons

Analysis from The Lawyer

View more analysis from The Lawyer

Overview

1 Fleet Place
London
EC4M 7RA
UK
http://www.dentons.com/

Turnover (€m): 209.5
Lawyers: 760
Partners: 183
Jurisdiction: Europe

Jobs