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Summer Budget 2015: tax briefing

The Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday handed down his second Budget of 2015. It was his first Budget without the Liberal Democrats, and the Chancellor gave free reign to many measures outlined in the Conservative manifesto, as this Herbert Smith Freehills briefing explains.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 09 July 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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Data protection authorities fight to regulate Facebook

The Belgian Privacy Commission recently decided it has jurisdiction over Facebook by virtue of Facebook's public affairs office in Brussels. In this briefing, Linklaters consider the background to this decision and the wider implications, particularly for US organisations operating in the EU.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 22 June 2015 | Practice Area: Systems

Technology in franchising: new challenges for franchisors

Technology now touches most, if not all, business areas, and franchising is no different. More than ever, prospective and current franchisors need to be mindful of how technology can enhance, - but also present challenges for - their franchise offering. This briefing looks at the key issues.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 18 June 2015 | Practice Area: Consumer Protection

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Protect my app: five more IP and data privacy considerations for aspiring developers

In this, the second of a two-part series, Nabarro sets out five more important intellectual property and data privacy considerations for aspiring app developers. Subjects covered include photos, domain names, open source software and privacy policies.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 17 June 2015 | Practice Area: Databases

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The legal implications of the Internet of Things: EU and US guidance compared

The European Commission and the US Federal Trade Commission have both published guidance on the legal implications of the Internet of Things, with particular reference to EU data protection laws and privacy and security best practices. This article looks at some of the key issues and differences.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 12 June 2015 | Practice Area: Security

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Damages for distress: a new attitude to the value of personal data?

This Macfarlanes briefing discusses the implications of the recent case in the Court of Appeal, Google Inc v Vidal-Hall & Ors, highlighting an interesting development in the discussion around how businesses should value personal data.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 08 June 2015 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

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Five key IP and data privacy considerations for aspiring app developers

You've had that eureka moment and you're going to develop the next Tinder or WhatsApp. How then do you protect the fruits of your labour? This briefing sets our five key considerations that can help you safeguard your valuable intellectual property and start your business on the right footing.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 08 June 2015 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights

How businesses are dealing with regulatory scrutiny: 101 in-house lawyers surveyed

With businesses facing unprecedented levels of scrutiny, managing the vast amounts of data they produce has become a major headache. Legal Week, in association with Kroll Ontrack, surveyed 101 GCs and in-house lawyers to find out how companies are dealing with litigation and regulatory data demands.

Law Firm: Kroll | Published: 01 June 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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An A-Z glossary of legal technology terms

Do you know your GIFs from your TIFFs? Your metadata from your residual data? To ensure you are up to date with modern IT jargon, this Kroll Ontrack glossary offers a useful A-Z guide to legal technology terminology, with a focus on terms relevant to electronic discovery.

Law Firm: Kroll | Published: 21 May 2015 | Practice Area: Security

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Breach of warranty claim: High Court case highlights the importance of a correct notice

A recent High Court case has again confirmed the necessity, when drafting notice of a breach of warranty, in following provisions detailing the content for such a notice set out in the sale and purchase agreement. In this briefing, Macfarlanes looks at the details and the impact of this judgment.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 13 May 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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