Irish Central Bank Reminds Funds to Update Documents
12 Aug 2019
The Central Bank of Ireland issued a letter to the funds industry on 17 November 2017, which highlighted the need for the boards of self-managed UCITS and AIFs and externally appointed UCITS management companies and alternative investment fund managers to ensure that funds under their remit were adequately prepared for the impact of Brexit, including the extent to which updates would be required to fund documentation.
SARs: a tool for identity theft
12 Aug 2019
A researcher from Oxford University has sent a fake subject access request to over 150 companies in order to prove how the “right of access” under Article 15 of the GDPR can be easily exploited by malicious attackers to steal sensitive personal information.
High Court grapples with what constitutes “construction operations”
01 Aug 2019
This blog post examines the recent decision in Engie Fabricom UK Ltd v MW High Tech Projects Ltd, and the difficulties the parties faced concerning a jurisdictional issue relating to whether or not the project works were “construction operations” under the Construction Act 1996.