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M&A: Cyber security and data privacy risks

Cyber risk is a critical threat to any successful merger and acquisition in today’s business environment, making cyber risk an important element of M&A due diligence activity. Cyber risk issues that are uncovered during or after an M&A process, can …

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WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants – Supreme Court hands down decision

The Supreme Court has handed down its Judgment in this high profile case in which Morrisons appealed previous findings of vicarious liability for a malicious data breach carried out by an ex-employee. The appeal also concerned whether the Data Protection …

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British Airways facing record GDPR fine

The fine represents 1.5% of its 2017 worldwide turnover, and whilst below the maximin possible 4% fines represents the largest single fine handed down by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Patrick Wheeler, Partner and Head of Intellectual Property and Data …

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