Europe

ICO proposes £184M fine for British Airways in first major GDPR sanction

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK’s data protection supervisory authority, today announced that it has provisionally determined that British Airways (BA) must pay a substantive fine for breach of the GDPR, in relation to a data breach that BA suffered in June 2018.  The reports state that the incident in part involved user traffic to the BA website being diverted to a fraudulent site, as a result of which customer details were harvested by the attackers. Personal data of approximately 500,000 customers were compromised in this incident.

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Shattering the Glass on Gender Inequality

Employers will shortly be forced to publish gender pay gap information. Harry Fehily, Managing Partner, takes a look at the hammer which is about to break the glass ceiling.

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Lidings Expertise in Legal Support of Implementation of Waste Recycling Standards

According to the Federal Law 89-FZ from 24.06.1998 «On production and consumption wastes», taking into account the changes introduced into it by 458-FZ with regard to the requirements for the implementation of waste recycling standards and environmental fee payments manufacturers and providers of a certain type of products face an issue of establishing independent organizations to ensure compliance with prescribed standards.

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Cleaver Fulton Rankin launch first CSR Report – Responsible People. Responsible Business

Cleaver Fulton Rankin has been part of the Belfast and wider Northern Ireland community for over 125 years. As a leading commercial law firm, we have a fundamental responsibility to contribute to the wider society that we serve and the local communities we are a part of.

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Arbitration Explained

Arbitration is a private alternative to court litigation. Michael Carrigan, is our Dispute Resolution Consultant and Arbitrator, navigates this deciding process.

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HOMS News Issue 1 2019

I hope you are enjoying the summer. We have had a busy six months since our last edition.

We are coming to terms with Brexit. There has been much discussion of the negative impacts of this prolonged period of uncertainly. We are buoyed by the figures released by IDA, which suggest that since the UK’s referendum on EU membership in 2016, 70 Brexit-related investment have led to more than 5,000 jobs being created. George Kennedy, Partner, provided some interesting insights in his recent interview with Business Plus.

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Can Insurance Premiums Be Reduced?

The Personal Injuries Commission (PIC) report has made important recommendations for ways to reduce insurance premiums and legal costs in the insurance sector.

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Best Law Firm in Greece – Award won!

A & K Metaxopoulos and Partners was awarded Best Firm in Greece by Euromoney Legal Media Group at the ninth annual European Women in Business Law Awards held in London at 14/6/2019.

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Does your company understand the bankruptcy, insolvency and rehabilitation proceedings for your jurisdiction?

Does your company understand the bankruptcy, insolvency and rehabilitation proceedings for your jurisdiction? The ILN’s Restructuring & Insolvency group has put together a collaborative paper on Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Rehabilitation Proceedings, which serves as a quick and practical reference for those with relevant needs in the 12 jurisdictions covered. Please see the full paper here.

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Book preview: “Business crisis and insolvency. The new administrative compulsory liquidation.”

Author: Giorgio Cherubini Giorgio Cherubini, in the book published by Maggioli Editore, analyzes the rules…
Giorgio Cherubini

The book also contains commented operational aspects of the compulsory liquidation of banks, insurance companies and cooperative companies and is accompanied by a form for the most common petitions.

 

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