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  • Getting the Deal Through: Telecoms and Media 2017

    Article

    Submitted: 13 October 2017

    Our international TMT experts contributed to the Getting the Deal Through: Telecoms and Media 2017 which answers the key legal and regulatory questions that arise for TMT businesses across multiple jurisdictions.

  • Brexit: EU Jurisdictional Update

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session looks at the latest Brexit developments and the trends and updates we are seeing throughout Europe, specifically looking at France, Germany, Spain and the UK.

  • Cybersecurity: Threats from Suppliers, Partners and Professional Advisors

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    Cybersecurity often starts and ends with a business’s own defences. This session looks at the critical threat posed by third parties - outsourcing, partners and professional advisors - and consider the key liabilities that may arise and practical steps which might mitigate the threat.

  • GDPR - Key Changes and Practical Solutions

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    This session provides an overview of the key changes that are introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation and will discuss practical solutions to the implementation of the changes. We also consider the impact of the proposed UK Data Protection Bill and latest data protection authority guidance on GDPR topics.

  • Hyperfinance 2.0

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    Exclusive analysis of the key unpublished data from our Hyperfinance research which provide insights on the likely direction of the next wave of FinTech disruption.

  • Initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency: The Wild West of financing?

    Seminar

    Submitted: 11 October 2017

    The world of start-up financing has been turbo-charged in the last 18 months through the emergence of “initial coin offerings” (ICOs) - cryptocurrency-enabled financing schemes which across the world have raised billions of dollars in cash in a very short period of time. This session covers the short history of ICOs, the legal issues surrounding them, and asks whether there is a place for legitimate ICOs in the future.

  • POPI Regulations: A step closer

    Article

    Submitted: 09 October 2017

    The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act has been signed into law by the President on 19 November 2013. Once the Act is made effective, companies will be given a year’s grace period to comply with the Act, unless this grace period is extended as allowed by the Act. This article is overview of how businesses in South Africa can ensure compliance with the POPI.

  • High Court upholds claim for infringement of database right and copyright in an internet-based ECG system Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 09 October 2017

    The High Court has upheld a claim for infringement of database right and copyright in an internet-based electrocardiogram (ECG) analysis and reporting system known as the “ECG Cloud”. The system enables ECGs to be screened and analysed remotely, and flagged for further review by cardiologists if necessary.

  • Getting the Deal Through: FinTech 2018

    Article

    Submitted: 27 September 2017

    FinTech 2018 answers the key legal and regulatory questions that arise for FinTech businesses across 23 jurisdictions.

  • En matière de traitement de données de santé, la fin ne justifie pas les moyens

    Article

    Submitted: 26 September 2017

    ​Le TGI de Marseille a récemment condamné un médecin en charge d’un projet visant à traiter les données de certains patients au sein d’un établissement de santé pour manquement aux dispositions de la Loi Informatique et Libertés (TGI Marseille, 6e ch. Corr., 07 juin 2017).

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