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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Ssssssh… What’s the Secret to Privacy?

Six months after the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) issued its Data Protection guidance and the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) took over from the Press Complaints Commission, we still haven’t seen any major changes to the privacy landscape driven by Leveson.
 

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CfD - Now The Dust Has Settled

The dust has now settled on last Thursday’s Government announcement on which technologies and companies have won low carbon energy contracts in the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction for renewable energy. Taking time to reflect on the announcement, industry opinion seems to be mixed on the initial success of the auction, and its role in securing a stable and consistent framework for future investment in the UK’s energy industry.

The Good News

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Notes From The ICO’s Data Protection Practitioner’s Conference

On Monday, I attended the Data Protection Practitioner’s Conference in Manchester, an annual event organised by the Information Commissioner’s Office. The event was a great chance to meet up with industry experts, to catch up on handling compliance in the area and to hear what’s ahead.

Talks included updates from the Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham, Simon Hughes MP and cyber security experts from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. There was a lot to take away from the event, but here are some of the headline points:

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