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The latest fine issued by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) against TalkTalk should be seen as a warning to businesses of all sizes to keep their IT systems up to date, an expert has said. 15 Aug 2017
The planned £11.7 billion acquisition of Sky plc by 21st Century Fox is now expected to close in the first half of next year, according to Fox chief executive James Murdoch. 10 Aug 2017
Until relatively recently companies doing business in Shanghai had very little choice about where to refer disputes for arbitration.
The EU’s 2014 Public Procurement Directive softened the rules preventing companies from bidding for public contracts where they, or their directors, had been convicted of certain economic crimes.
The Consumer Rights Act aims to rectify the traditional complexities of UK consumer law by consolidating eight pieces of separate legislation in this area into a single piece of legislation.
The 2015 Public Contracts Regulations implement the EU's 2014 Public Sector Procurement Directive in England, Wales and Northern Ireland by essentially 'copying out' the articles of the EU directive
Anti-competitive agreements are prohibited by European and domestic competition law. This means any anti-competitive provisions in commercial agreements are void and unenforceable which could lead to the entire agreement being unenforceable.
UK operators of 'essential services' such as energy, health, transport or water could face fines of up to £17 million if they fail to protect themselves from cyber attacks, the government has announced. 09 Aug 2017
The UK government has announced more details behind its upcoming Data Protection Bill, which will transpose into domestic law the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 07 Aug 2017
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