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DHS and DOC report on botnets and IoT security recommends increased collaboration between stakeholders in private industry and government

A look at a recent report providing a series of recommendations for addressing the threats presented by botnets as well as improving security for Internet-connected devices or the Internet of Things.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 22 January 2018 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

University taught lesson on video surveillance of staff

This article from Womble Bond Dickinson looks at the decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Antovic and Mirkovic v Montenegro [2017] ECHR 1068.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 18 December 2017 | Practice Area: Information Technology

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Segregation of girls and boys in mixed school was direct discrimination

This article examines the judgment in HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills v The Interim Executive Board of Al-Hijrah School [2017] EWCA 1426.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 19 October 2017 | Practice Area: Equal Treatment

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Protecting student data: Student privacy requirements and guidelines for post-secondary institutions

Student privacy has long been an important issue for policymakers and the law. This article focuses on aspects of student privacy and data protection that apply to post-secondary institutions.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 17 October 2017 | Practice Area: Information Technology

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School governors need to be aware of insolvency legislation

This briefing the indication to incorporate into the insolvency regime colleges and academies under the Technical and Further Education Bill 2016-7.

Law Firm: Excello Law | Published: 19 April 2017 | Practice Area: Social Welfare

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Gender segregation in schools not direct sex discrimination

The High Court has ruled that the segregation boys and girls in a faith school did not amount to less favourable treatment towards female pupils.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 06 December 2016 | Practice Area: Local Authorities

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Religious discrimination? Teacher dismissed after standing by husband after sex offences

This briefing looks at a recent case in which the Employment Appeal Tribunal had to decide whether it was indirect religious discrimination to dismiss a teacher for refusing to leave her husband after his conviction for sex offences.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 31 May 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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Tough exams for investments in the education sector: the key issues for private equity

The growth of private spending on education presents an opportunity for private equity, both in direct education providers - businesses that 'teach' students - and for service providers such as technology providers. This briefing looks at some of the key issues for potential investors in education.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 21 April 2016 | Practice Area: Education

Child abuse claims storm in the education sector: how to be prepared

A recent report reveals that incidents of child abuse are thought to be eight times higher than previous figures suggest, creating a massive pool of potential litigants. This briefing looks at how educational establishments can be suitably prepared to face such claims openly and fairly.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 03 December 2015 | Practice Area: Insurance

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Schools structured as charitable companies: key issues in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act met with Royal Assent this year and the changes it introduces are being implemented in phases. Schools which are structured as charitable companies, or which operate trading subsidiary companies, need to pay attention, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 19 November 2015 | Practice Area: Directors

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