SA Law's views & insight about GDPR

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What to expect in Data Protection Law in 2019

Our Data Protection Team highlight what we can expect to see from the Data Protection Act in 2019 and the potential impact of E-Privacy Regulations.

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Google issued with £44m fine over GDPR breach

Head of Employment and Data Protection, Chris Cook, explains Google's GDPR breach that led to landmark £44 million fine.

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Vital GDPR considerations when acquiring a company

Alasdair Bleakley talks to Acquisitions Daily about an important and difficult hurdle in corporate transactions: the GDPR.

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GDPR - 6 Months On

Partner and Head of Employment & Data Protection Chris Cook comments on the impacts of GDPR over the past 6 months.

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ICO publishes passwords and encryption guidance

Partner, Chris Cook, identifies the new ICO guidance on passwords in online services and encryption under GDPR.

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GDPR and SARs; staying compliant and protected

Partner and Head of Employment & Data Protection, Chris Cook writes in Education Executive about the GDPR and SARs.

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Divorce and the GDPR

In the Financial Times Adviser, Marilyn and Chris discuss the implications of being jointly instructed by one party in the proceedings.

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GDPR: A five step guide to dealing with a data breach

Chris Cook shares a five step guide to dealing with a data breach including assessing risk & reporting.

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To ban, or not to ban social media? That is the question

Employment Partner, Keely Rushmore writes for City A.M.

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Data Protection Act

Partner and head of employment Chris Cook examines the Data Protection Act

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Employers feel unprepared for GDPR deadline

Partner Keely Rushmore comments in People Management on the GDPR and how companies weren't ready for the changes

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ICO publishes final version of guidance on consent

Head of employment at SA Law St Albans, Chris Cook, discusses the ICO's guidance on consent

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EU data is slowing the divorce process

Head of family law at SA Law, Marilyn Bell examines how the GDPR could potentially add more complications to the divorce process

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GDPR affects your mergers & acquisitions too

Acquiring or merging with another organisation means expanding the personal data you hold, whether related to employees, customers, suppliers or other…

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Data Protection Bill under challenge

Gemma Jones, Head of Immigration, explains the immigration exemptions within the upcoming GDPR

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GDPR and Information Security: Are your employees trained to protect data?

With just a short while before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is implemented into UK law, there are many good reasons to check whether…

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The Employment Life cycle

Our employment life cycle wheel outlines some of the key compliance requirements for handling employee personal data. Many of the points should already…

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Draft Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018 and guide published

The draft regulations are of course, subject to Parliamentary approval but, given that there is limited time until the GDPR, they are unlikely to change.

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Transport for London wants access to Uber's greatest competitive asset – the swathes of data that underpins its success

Head of employment Chris Cook comments in City AM on the upcoming GDPR and the potential hindrance to TfL and it's processes.

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GDPR for HR

Solicitor Emma Gross explains why HR professionals should revisit their data protection practices ahead of the GDPR

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What is the difference between ‘data controller’ and ‘data processor’?

It seems fair to say that most organisations are aware that they are subject to obligations under data protection laws and the extent to which they are…

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Charity worker fined for unlawfully obtaining personal data from his employer

Recent case highlights importance of obeying data laws after charity worker fined for misusing personal data.

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GDPR: What should I be doing?

Following a successful run of GDPR compliance events, SA Law's Data & Privacy team share how you can start preparing for the GDPR.

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GDPR: 12 key changes

Emma Gross explains the 12 key changes to data protection law you need to know.

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How to prepare for the GDPR

The GDPR comes into force on 25th May 2018, but organisations are recommended to start preparing for the changes as soon as possible to avoid non-compliance…