The Greek supervisory authority (equivalent to the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office) has recently fined PwC €150,000 for breaches of the GDPR relating to the processing of employee data. Sarah Dent, one of our data protection specialists, gives some helpful reminders on how to process employee data lawfully.Read More
In October 2018, we reported that British Airways had been the subject of a hack which compromised data relating to around 380,000 transactions. Whilst the ICO have yet to make a decision, they have indicated they intend to fine British Airways a whopping £183M.Read More
In the UK, new laws have been proposed to better secure and protect the data gathered by connected devices. In this article Dianne Devlin gives her thoughts on why we need to consider the form of that legislation and how effective it might be.
As the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (‘GDPR’) celebrates its first year in force, we take a look back at what we’ve learned over the last 12 months and how businesses are coping with the new requirements.Read More
Following the recent promotion of Antonia Shield to Managing Partner, BPE Solicitors is delighted to announce a new Head of Property Services as well as a trio of other promotions throughout the firm.
The Cypriot Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Tourism has this week suffered a major blow in its ongoing UK trademark protection battle for its famous cheese, Halloumi.Read More