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European Commission takes key step towards free flow of data to the UK

On February 19, the European Commission (EC) published the draft of its much hoped-for adequacy decision for transfers of personal data to the UK under the EU General Data Protection...


EDPB & EDPS adopt joint opinion on new transfer SCCs

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) weigh in on the new Standard Contractual Clauses proposed by the European Commission (EC) for...


ICO Publishes Detailed Guidance on Right of Access

On 21 October 2020 the UK data protection authority (ICO) published a new Right of Access Detailed Guidance (SAR Guidance), following the public consultation on the SAR Draft Guidance...


New data protection friendly eCommercial model clinical trial agreements now available

Updated versions of the UK model Clinical Trial Agreement (mCTA) and the Clinical Research Organisation model Clinical Trial Agreement (CRO-mCTA) have been published. Given the...


EU-U.S. privacy shield passes its third annual review

Following the joint press statement from Commissioner Věra Jourová and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross of 13 September, on 23 October 2019 the European Commission published its...


Medical Research Council advises on how to anonymise information for research purposes

Anonymisation has always been (and still is) a real challenge for those carrying out clinical research. To shed some light on this matter, the Medical Research Council (MCR) – which...


The ICO updates its Data Sharing Code of Practice

On 9 July 2019 the UK data protection authority (ICO) updated its Data Sharing Code of Practice (first published in 2011) (Code). On the same day, the ICO also announced its intention to...

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TMT2020: Copying vs. retweet in Spain: What makes the difference? A vision from the copyright perspective Global Media and Communications Watch

Retweeting has been in the headlines lately, with attention focused on the withdrawal by Twitter of tweets that copy others' content.

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The reform of the Spanish IP law about to be approved Global Media and Communications Watch

Pending final approval by Congress, on 15 October 2014 the Senate gave green light to the reform of the Spanish Intellectual Property (IP) Law.

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