What data protection issues should I consider before doing M&A?

Why is it important? The significant fines that can be incurred under the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679/EU) (GDPR) has brought data protection high on the list of considerations before undertaking M&A activity, whether as a seller or buyer. Non-compliance can incur fines as large as €20 million or 4% of the previous year’s global […]

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Top 8 New Year Legal Resolutions

To get your company house in order, here are the top 8 New Year Legal Resolutions to think about: Have a shareholder agreement in place You may have good intentions with your fellow shareholders when the company is set up at the start, however relationships can turn sour and there are many occasions when shareholders […]

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Help! I’ve just received a Subject Access Request!

What is a Subject Access Request (SAR)? The GDPR provides a right for data subjects to request confirmation from a controller as to whether or not their personal data is being processed by that controller and if it is processed, they have a right to be provided with certain information. The jargon A controller is […]

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What is a playbook and how can it help you?

19th November 2018 What is a playbook? A playbook is an internal know how manual which sets out how a business standardises its various processes. How can a playbook help me in my business? It can assist and streamline commercial negotiations A playbook is a great way to document legal issues that arise on a […]

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Cohabiting Couples – Myths and Risks

Millions of cohabiting couples within the UK are unaware of the severe financial risk, if their relationship were to break down, as a result of the current legal system and laws. The number of unmarried couples living together has more than doubled since 1996 and we now see approximately 3.3 million couples cohabiting in the […]

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