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Artificial Intelligence – Regulatory Update – Part 4

Part four of our WABComment mini-series explores a practical approach to AI regulation for businesses and the predicted timelines for regulatory implementation.In our AI-Mini Series, our commercial team take a look at recent regulatory developments in the AI space, what the effects of regulation will look like and expected timelines…

Artificial Intelligence – Regulatory Update – Part 1

In our AI-Mini Series, our commercial team take a look at recent regulatory developments in the AI space, what the effects of regulation will look like and expected timelines for enforcement. Part one of our WABComment series explores the EU’s regulatory approach to AI, looking at the EU Artificial Intelligence…

Matt Johnston – Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer 2023

Congratulations to Partner, Matt Johnston who has been named as one of Thomson Reuter’s Stand-out Lawyers of the year for 2023. Matt was independently nominated for the award. Nominated by senior legal buyers from around the world, “Stand-out Lawyers” are recognized for their high quality of work, business and commercial…

EU Commission adopts new Standard Contractual Clauses

Article 46 of the GDPR lists Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) approved by the Commission, as an ‘appropriate safeguard’ for transfers of personal data to a third country that does not have adequacy status. In essence, SCCs are standard sets of contractual terms and conditions, approved by the European Commission, which…

Green Light for UK Adequacy

  The Decision On Monday 28th June 2021, the European Commission formally announced its adoption of two Adequacy Decisions for the United Kingdom, one under the General Data Protection Regulation and another under the Law Enforcement Directive. The decision came almost five years exactly since the UK’s referendum vote took…

Processing Personal Data

A practical approach to maintaining compliance with the GDPR (This is the second blog in the series written by Alex Matheson) The GDPR provides that personal data should be kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it…