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Hungary: HCA publishes digital consumer protection strategy

By András Nagy The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently published a strategy paper presenting its views on consumer protection in the digital age. The paper subtly indicates that the HCA will continue to follow the European Commission’s guidance in this regard. The paper highlights the measures which the HCA deems necessary to protect consumers and keep […]

Under the GDPR, whenever the implementation of personal data processing «uses new technologies and, taking into account its nature, scope, context and purposes” it is liable to «a high risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons», the data controller must carry out a DPIA

Take nothing for granted – legal privilege and internal investigations

By Nick Williams, Rebecca McNulty The subject of legal professional privilege has been back in the spotlight recently, with the English Court of Appeal decision in SFO v. ENRC substantially reversing the original High Court decision. This stops – at least for now – the erosion of a fundamental legal principle: that a person can seek legal […]

Russia: An important message about geographical indications

By David Aylen, Elizaveta Osipchuk On July 27, 2018, the Russian State Duma passed first reading of a draft bill entitled “On Amendments to Part Four of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation (on geographical indications)” (the Bill). As a part of the general legislative process, a bill has to undergo three readings at the Russian […]

Federal Court of Appeal decision in PS Knight Co V CSA case

By James Green, Kevin Sartorio Does copyright subsist in a work created by a private party but which is subsequently incorporated by reference into regulations by legislatures? Or, once a work has been incorporated by reference, is the work public domain such that anyone can freely publish and sell copies of it? In a recent decision […]

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Litigation Recent Decisions 25/10/94

Blom-Cooper: disclosure S.62 Housing Act 1985 R v Poole Borough Council, Ex Parte Cooper (1994) (QBD 03.10.94.) (Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC) Summary: Homeless housing applicant is entitled to disclosure of information obtained by a housing authority in its inquiries on whether the applicant is intentionally homeless. Application for judicial review of council finding that applicant […]

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Anquila Corporation, advised by Norton Rose, has acquired 63/65 Buckingham Gate in London for u38.5m from the freehold vendor Trust Company of Australia, advised by Clifford Chance. Buckingham Gate, Natal Trading and Hawfinch were advised by Linklaters & Paines.

Litigation Disciplinary Tribunals 25/10/94

BRIAN DENNIS CAPLIN, 44, struck off in June 1990, refused restoration to Roll. Caplin, struck off after substantiated allegations he misused client funds for own and other clients’ purposes, misled clients, failed to pay stamp duty and Land Registry fees, breached professional undertakings, made misleading statement to bank. Law Society Compensation Fund paid out u276,572 […]

Litigation Writs 25/10/94

An Ormskirk man severely injured in an attack by three fellow Englishmen at Magaluf, Majorca in 1992, has launched High Court action against those he claims were responsible. John Crolla is claiming damages for assault and battery. Writ issued by Jeffrey Green Russell, London W1. C2248 Cornish businessman faces High Court action over claims that […]

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