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Latest Legal News

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GDPR + BREXIT = ?

For the past year or so, two acronyms have evoked a range of emotions in people in the United Kingdom and across the EU whether this be excitement, fear, intrigue or dislike: (1) GDPR; and (2) Brexit.  And now, with Brexit day looming there is increased focus on just how these two acronyms will work together post-Brexit.

As the recent £44 million fine imposed on Google has shown, compliance with the GDPR should be taken seriously and this will continue to be the case post-Brexit.

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LChalmers

Guest Blog: How can DIT help grow your business?

By Campbell Keir, Deputy Director, Energy and Infrastructure, DIT

The UK is the global partner of choice in the oil & gas industry, exporting goods, services, skills and expertise around the world. The Department for International Trade (DIT) is the UK Government department responsible for promoting British trade across the world.

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Burness admin

Chinese Burns Supper celebrates Sino-Scottish successes

Last night saw the sixth edition of the China-Britain Business Council’s annual Chinese Burns Supper held in Edinburgh. The event is a standout in the Scottish-Chinese business calendar. As with any highly anticipated event you could be forgiven for thinking it may not live up to the hype, but in this case nothing could be further from the truth. Guests were treated to a spectacular evening celebrating both Chinese and Scottish culture in equal measure.

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ChrisA