Category Archives: Intellectual Property

It is annual report time for Money Laundering Reporting Officers

With the end of the year approaching, all Money Laundering Reporting Officer’s (MLRO’s) should be well under way in their review of their organisations anti-money laundering procedures in readiness for presenting their annual report. The annual report must be presented … Continue reading

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Data protection: Facebook to appeal a ruling in Belgium

Facebook is forced to stop collecting the personal data of those in Belgium not using the site. The most recent of a number of European data protection cases has forced Facebook to stop collecting personal data from anyone in Belgium … Continue reading

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The Consumer Rights Act 2015: Considerations for software providers

Nowadays, you will be used to having to click to agree that you have read and understood the terms of a software update or new application you have downloaded for your computer or mobile devices. These terms you flick through very … Continue reading

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Safe Harbour declared invalid with immediate effect

The recent decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued on the 6th October 2015 has stated that the fifteen year old programme which has facilitated critical flows of data from the European Union to the United States is … Continue reading

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Obligations on Landlords set to increase with new Regulations coming into force.

On 1 October 2015, subject to Parliamentary approval, new Regulations placing further obligations on Landlords will come into force. The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 will apply to all residential properties in the private rented sector with … Continue reading

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