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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

The Teflon Tube: The Perils of Pass Down

A new Scottish court judgment demonstrates the risks of an unsuccessful pass down: the exclusion clauses simply did not work. If you want a successful “teflon tube” pass down, you need to approach the task very carefully.

Pass down is a familiar phrase in the world of construction contracts. In the context of a PPP/PFI, project lawyers dream of a perfect pass down where the Project Co literally passes down its full obligations under the head Project Agreement to its sub-contractors, who are engaged to carry out the separate construction and operational aspects of the project.

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Top 10 Things You Need To Know About GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have a significant impact on how businesses and organisations process personal data.

The law comes into force on 25 May 2018, and introduces a series of new rights and obligations which you need to be aware of when collecting and processing personal data – including data relating to your employees, contractors, customers, suppliers and contacts. With increased public and regulatory scrutiny and the level of fines increasing, the consequences of failing to comply may be severe.

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DataFest - Data challenges and opportunities for Fintech

On Tuesday morning we hosted a DataFest fringe event looking at data challenges and opportunities in the Fintech sector.  This is our second year of supporting Data Lab’s DataFest week – which will see several events taking place this week to celebrate Scotland’s data driven innovation and creativity.

With the arrival of Open Banking, the countdown to GDPR coming into effect and the shift towards the cloud, data is very much on the agenda for Fintech and financial services organisations.  One of the key challenges for the Fintech industry, and with all data driven innovati

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