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The European Commission has referred Belgium to the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) because it believes Belgian law “does not guarantee” the independence of the country’s national telecoms regulator. 17 Oct 2014
Security researchers investigating smart meters widely used in Spain have said the devices can be hacked to under-report energy use. 17 Oct 2014
Please note: This is one of a series of guides about overseas transfers of personal data. If you're new to that subject, read the introduction to overseas transfers first. From 15th May 2010,...
Organisations are increasingly looking to work in collaboration or partnership with third parties. This may be to achieve operational aims, such as a step change in service delivery, or to reduce costs or achieve efficiencies.
Many private sector organisations are using competitive tenders to procure goods and services or award significant contracts. Competitive tenders can be used to maintain a competitive edge and drive a better commercial deal.
Businesses and outsourcing suppliers often face problems that cause commercial harm but are not serious enough to merit using contractual remedies, which are usually confined to damages claims or contract termination.
This guide was last updated in August 2012.
This guide is based on UK law as at 1st February 2010, unless otherwise stated.
A radical scaling down of the size of government and the scope of public services would create opportunities for outsourcing companies and firms running services for governments, according to John Micklethwait, editor in chief of The Economist. 08 Oct 2014
T-Systems, a subsidiary of German telecoms provider Deutsche Telekom, said it is working with US-based Cisco to develop cloud services in Europe which are as secure as data centres and meet EU and German data protection requirements. 30 Sep 2014
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