Michael Edgar

Morrisons' Data Leak: A lesson for employers

Morrisons' Data Leak: A lesson for employers

Judgment was handed down in the important case of Various Claimants v Wm Morrison Supermarket Plc (2017) concerning criminal misuse of data by an employee, a timely case given the upcoming enforcement date of the GDPR, under which the frequency of employee group actions is expected to increase.

Privacy Shield: One year after Safe Harbor

Privacy Shield: One year after Safe Harbor

On 12 July 2016, the European Commission deemed the Privacy Shield Framework adequate to enable data transfers between the European Union and the United States in support of transatlantic commerce.

UK data protection law: upcoming changes & Brexit implications

UK data protection law: upcoming changes & Brexit implications

On 27 April 2016, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) was adopted. The GDPR’s changes to EU data protection rules will apply to all EU Member States from 25 May 2018.