Legal News

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Laws that place restrictions on the 'profiling' of individuals do not just apply to data processing completed entirely automatically, EU data protection authorities have said. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A local authority has been held vicariously liable for the abuse of a woman by two sets of foster parents she was placed with as a child, despite not being negligent in its selection or supervision of the foster parents. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
New rules regarding the rights and obligations that arise in relation to the deployment and maintenance of mobile phone masts and other telecoms infrastructure are "expected to take effect in December", according to the UK government. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Many businesses are not ready to take advantage of the opportunities presented by 'industry 4.0', according to a new report. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Off-grid generating capacity across the power sector in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is predicted to almost triple in 2022 to 3,000 megawatts, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Telecoms operators Bharti Airtel and Millicom International Cellular have completed a 50-50 joint venture deal to combine their operations in Ghana. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has said it will support private equity investment across Ethiopia through support for the new $100 million Cepheus Growth Capital Fund. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
South Africa's Public Investment Corporation (PIC), one of the country's largest investment managers, has been asked to drawn up a list of beneficiaries and investments it has made which will be made public. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A small number of UK banks "continue to push the boundaries of acceptable tax planning", according to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), raising the prospect of formal investigations in the near future. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Around £48 billion will be made available for spending on the railways in England and Wales between 2019 and 2024, the government has announced. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Plans to make 13 the age at which children in the UK can consent to the processing of their data on social media websites and other online platforms "would almost certainly be illegal", a UK peer has said. [...]
Thu, Oct 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL
The EU's highest court is to be asked to determine whether 'model clauses', endorsed by EU policy makers to help facilitate the flow of personal data overseas, offer sufficient protection to EU citizens when their data is transferred to the US. [...]
Tue, Oct 10, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL