Category Archives: Sports Law

Queen’s Speech confirms GDPR to survive Brexit

Through last week’s Queen’s Speech, the government confirmed that which the ICO has already indicated: that there will be data protection law in the UK post-Brexit. Alongside the Great Repeal Bill and various others, will sit a Data Protection Bill, as … Read more

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GDPR Countdown

With just over a year to go before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into force you may have started to think about how this impacts your business. A risk based approach is becoming more important because not only … Read more

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Sports Bodies- Aiming For Gold or Gold Standard Governance?

The UK Government has announced a new mandatory Code on Sports Governance that will apply to any sports body in receipt of government funding. The Code comes in force at a good time, in light of the recent abuse allegations … Read more

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Unfair Cop: Data Protection Breach by Metropolitan Police Against Police Officer

The Metropolitan police force will have to pay a potential six figure sum in damages after being sued for breaching data protection law through its conduct of a disciplinary procedure.

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Waste not, want not failure

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined and prosecuted a former waste management employee who took information about previous clients with him when he left his job.

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General Data Protection Regulation Approved

After nearly four years of consolidated revision of the European Union’s data protection rules, the European Parliament has approved the General Data Protection Regulation and it has been published in the Official Journal. Organisations whether in their capacity as data … Read more

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GDPR: Agreed & Soon To Be Delivered

The European Commission has announced that the European institutions consisting of representatives from all 28 member states have agreed on the text that will form the new General Data Protection Regulation.

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The Harbor is No Longer Safe

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in the Schrems case that the Safe Harbor programme used as the legal basis for transfers of personal data to the USA is invalid as it does not sufficiently … Read more

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Court of Appeal rules contract can be rescinded for negligent misrepresentation

In the case of Salt v Stratstone Specialist Ltd, the Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the High Court that a contract for the sale of a car could be rescinded for negligent misrepresentation. The case reviewed the … Read more

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Research shows prevalence of data security breaches and need for planned response

A number of reports including one by Experian ‘Data Breach Readiness 2.0’ questions whether 2014 can be dubbed as ‘The Year of the Data Breach’. This is an especially important question because as has been pointed out “it doesn’t matter … Read more

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