Are you ready for the GDPR? Without thinking about it too deeply right now, start with your gut reaction and answers to the following questions… Have you started preparing for the GDPR? Do you know how long you have left to get ready or finish getting ready? Do you know when a Data Protection Impact […]
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018, so what generally should businesses be aware of? Overview: Larger penalties for breach A new tiered approach means penalties for the most severe breaches will increase from the current level of £500,000 to up to 4% of annual worldwide turnover or €20 million […]
Myth: online and alternative dispute resolution – everyone has to take part…. Reality: only some traders require to participate in ADR …. The Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Competent Authorities and Information) Regulations 2015 created new requirements for businesses in relation to alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Some commentators and businesses are spreading a […]
Here are some of the basic areas that every contract lawyer will look at when considering any contract: Get the parties right This is a very common mistake. Consider who is entering into the contract and, with legal persons like companies and LLPs, make sure you have the right names, registered numbers, contact details etc. […]
Taste your own terms before serving them up to consumers. The latest guidance from the CMA, (the Competition and Markets Authority – who replaced the Office of Fair Trading) has advised businesses when dealing with consumers – not to use terms that the businesses wouldn’t like to sign up to themselves. To see the short […]
The Government is out to do some overdue Spring cleaning with this Bill, with one stated, general aim being to increase transparency about who really owns companies. Though not law yet, the Bill is huge and it is on the way with broad cross-party consensus on many provisions. It affects many areas, so we will […]
Perhaps you’d like to consider adding group, international, holdings or services to your company name (or register a similar name for other companies in your group)? Until very recently, there was a prohibition on the use of certain words considered to be the “same as” or “sensitive” within company names, but thanks to recent legislative […]
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