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Mitigating a Data Breach: Insider Threats - Episode 2 - what are the regulatory, supply chain and employment law impacts?

Welcome to the second episode of our Mitigating a Data Breach: Insider Threats podcast series. In this series of 3 podcasts, members of the Travers Smith Cybersecurity team, Commercial, IP & Technology Partner James Longster, Employment Partner Adam Wyman and Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel Rachel Wilson, take a look at what happens in the aftermath of a data breach.

The NPPF Consultation: delivery of the homes people want and need, including seniors housing

The Government issued a consultation in December 2022 about its proposed changes to the NPPF. These represent the first set of changes to the NPPF that the Government intends to make in order to reflect its levelling-up agenda, and will be followed by a wider review once it has implemented its proposals for wider changes to the planning system, including the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill.

Mitigating a Data Breach: Insider Threats podcast series

Welcome to our Mitigating a Data Breach: Insider Threats podcast series. In this series of 3 podcasts, members of the Travers Smith Cybersecurity team, Technology & Commercial Transactions Partner, James Longster, Employment Partner Adam Wyman and Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel Rachel Wilson, take a look at what happens in the aftermath of a data breach.

Mitigating a Data Breach: Insider Threats - Episode 1 - why insider threats must not fall under the radar

Welcome to the first episode of our Mitigating a Data Breach: Insider Threats podcast series. In this series of 3 podcasts, members of the Travers Smith Cybersecurity team, Technology & Commercial Transactions Partner James Longster, Employment Partner Adam Wyman and Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel Rachel Wilson, take a look at what happens in the aftermath of a data breach.

Reforming shared ownership in the senior living sector

In the first of 3 briefings looking into the range of tenures available for use in developing new retirement accommodation schemes, this piece discusses the report published this month by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People called: ‘Making retirement living affordable: the role of shared ownership housing'.  The report results from an enquiry set up by the group in December 2021, supported by a panel of 6 independent members from both the profit and not-for-profit housing sectors, to investigate whether the shared ownership model could help make high-quality retirement housing in England accessible to a much larger market than the other main options of purchasing properties outright or renting from a social housing provider.

Strengthening cybersecurity laws: changes to the EU's and the UK's NIS regimes

Improving cybersecurity for essential services and infrastructure is high on the agenda for the UK's and the EU's legislators, in response to the ever-evolving threat landscape. The UK's and the EU's respective network and information systems or NIS regimes, while both to be strengthened (including by bringing managed service providers into scope), look to be diverging. 

Louboutin v Amazon: direct liability for online platforms where third parties advertise counterfeit goods?

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has ruled that Amazon could be held liable for trade mark infringement in relation to advertisements for 'fake' Christian Louboutin shoes placed on its website by a third party.  

Are you ready for the Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022?

Landlords, operators and managers of buildings in England that contain 2 or more residential units which share communal spaces will be impacted by the Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 (the "Regulations") that come into effect on 23 January 2023. They are laid under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 ("Fire Safety Order"), and implement the majority of the recommendations set out in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report.

Re Compound Photonics Group Ltd: Shareholders' Agreements and duties of good faith

In our Dispute Resolution 2022 Yearbook, we discussed the recent trend whereby minority shareholders rely on claims for breaches of a duty of good faith as the basis for an unfair prejudice petition. In this case, in the context of such a petition, the Court of Appeal construed an express duty of good faith in a shareholders' agreement, and provided some guidance as to the approach to interpreting such clauses.

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