Category Archives: EU DP Regulation

The role of the Court of Justice of the European Union ( CJUE) post Brexit

By Susan Wolf In our previous Blog, we examined the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and explained that the GDPR, EIR and PECR will remain on the domestic statute book post Brexit. In other words they will continue to be … Continue reading

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The EU Withdrawal Act 2018: What does it mean for information rights practitioners?

By Susan Wolf Amidst all the media attention about the resignation of David Davis and Boris Johnson, and what type of deal (if any) the UK will end up with, uncertainty seems to be the current default setting in British … Continue reading

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GDPR is coming but don’t panic!

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)will come into force in 3 weeks time. 25thMay though is not a cliff edge; nor is it doomsday when the Information Commissioner will start wielding her 20million Euro (fine) stick! In December, the Commissioner … Continue reading

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Act Now Launches GDPR Handbook

We all know that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) cannot be read in isolation. In September, the DCMS published the Data Protection Bill. Amongst other things, it sets out how the UK Government intends to exercise its GDPR “derogations”; … Continue reading

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GDPR Practitioner Certificate: New Course For Manchester

By popular demand Act Now Training has added an extra course in Manchester for its GDPR Practitioner Certificate. Autumn 2017 has seen a massive upsurge in bookings for this course leading to every course being fully booked until the end … Continue reading

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GDPR Practitioner Certificate: Another Set of Great Results

Act Now Training would like to congratulate the 10 delegates who have successfully completed our intensive one-week course leading to the GDPR Practitioner Certificate. The course was delivered by Tim Turner in London in August 2017. All 10 delegates passed … Continue reading

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GDPR: Notification and the future of ICO Charges

By Jon Baines Data Protection law has, since 1984 in the UK (with the first Data Protection Act), and since 1995 across Europe (with the Data Protection Directive), contained a general obligation on those who process personal data to notify … Continue reading

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