Getting back to basics – what businesses need to be up-to-date and compliant.
Cryptography, PKI, Blockchain, Privacy & Trust
Over the centuries we have needed trust and assurance in our transactions as well as reliance upon the validity of signatures to contractual documents...
Maintaining competition in online advertising: the US FTC’s 1-800 Contacts decision
In an important case on the intersection of IP and antitrust, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an Opinion on 7 November 2018 holding that ...
Data Subject Access Requests
European Parliament Considers Use Cases for Blockchain Technology
It has been a decade since Satoshi Nakamoto conceptualised blockchain technology. At the time, Satoshi – a person (or people) who to this day re...
The Digital Services Tax
What has been proposed?
The Digital Services Tax (“DST”), nicknamed the ‘Tech Tax’ in the media, will introduce a 2% ...
Intro to equity investments and transaction structure
Term sheets in equity investments (from a company’s perspective)
Overview of SEIS and EIS
Greater flexibility in relation to rebates present opportunities for successful tech companies
Competition law’s approach to rebates offered by dominant companies is a controversial topic. It has become a forum for the ongoing debate...
Bristows Legally Speaking! Data protection, information security and digital ownership in EU, Russia and South Africa
Bristows Legally Speaking! Data protection in the UK and its Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories - 14 March 2018
European General Data Protection Regulation
First published on 12 March 2018 by SCCE.
Robert Bond explains some of the changes to the European GDPR, and how it is a ...
Bristows Legally Speaking! The future of third party compliance in Europe
Data Protection Top 10 2017/18
GDPR and Data Processing Agreements
Any business that is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation as a Controller will need to have in place an appropriate contract with any ...
Bristows Legally Speaking! Using Legitimate Interests for Direct Marketing-22 November 2017
Connected TV World Summit 2017
Data Protection Update
GDPR and Data Processors
Should we rely on automated decision making technologies?
This article was first published on LexisPSL, February 2017. Click for a free trial of LexisPSL..
IP & IT analysis: A new report ha...
2016/17: Data Protection Top 10
2016 was, well, an “interesting” year. In between Brexit and Trump, there was plenty of news (and a few surprises) on the data front as we...
A Brief Introduction to Adblockers
An introduction to Adblockers for lawyers
Adblocking has become somewhat of a sensitive topic over the past few years for both online advertisers and publishers. It arguably represents one of ...
Tax issues for Tech start-ups
Surveillance Technologies and Privacy: Automatic Number Plate Recognition
The development of modern-day surveillance technologies, which are significantly more intrusive than their predecessors, raises a number of data priva...
New UK “Google Tax” on Diverted Profits
In December 2014 the Chancellor announced in his Autumn Statement that a new tax, to be called Diverted Profits Tax (DPT), would be introduced with ef...
Spanish "Google Tax"
In January 2015 Spain will introduce its so-called “Google tax”, a measure which has caught the attention of lawyers and online news aggre...
Contracting for Agile Software Development
Contracts for Start-Ups – The basics
Digital Copyright – Liability of ISPs
It has been just over two years since the High Court of England and Wales first considered the liability of ISPs for digital copyright infringement by...