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The case of R (Bridges) v Chief Constable of South Wales Police & Information Commissioner [2019] EWHC 2341 (Admin); [2020] 1 WLR 672 is said to have been the first claim brought before a court anywhere on planet earth concerning the use by police of automated facial recognition (“AFR”) technology. There could be nothing wrong with posting scores of police […]

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While trivial compared to the significant human and economic costs of the COVID-19 pandemic, lawyers are facing several practical challenges flowing from the closure of business premises, clients and colleagues working exclusively from home, and requirements for us all to remain physically distanced from one another. One particular example of these challenges is the inability […]

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Aside from the devastating human health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the coronavirus is significantly disrupting the global economy, forcing business to adopt new models and fundamentally changing the way many of us live and work. With many firms invoking business continuity plans and staff working from home or alternative locations, working processes and practices […]

High Court sentences directors to prison for breach of anti-suit injunctions

In Dell Emerging Markets (EMEA) Ltd v Systems Equipment Services SARL, Mr Justice Henshaw handed down sentences of between nine and 18 months to the directors of one of Dell’s Lebanese distributors for procuring breaches of anti-suit injunctions. The Defendant (“SETS”) was a non-exclusive distributor of Dell products in Lebanon under an international distributorship agreement […]

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