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By David Gourlay, Euan Duncan
EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding has stated that Google’s new privacy policy, launched on 1 March, contravenes European law.
By David Gourlay, David Gallagher
Following a consultation by the Scottish Government, the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 and the Utilities Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 have now been published.
By David Gourlay, Euan Duncan
Restrictions on advertising and outdoor trading are a requirement of the contracts that host cities sign with the International Olympic Committee
By David Gourlay, Euan Duncan
The London Olympic Games organiser (LOCOG) is tasked with preventing non-sponsors from using the event as a marketing opportunity
By David Gourlay, Euan Duncan
On 6 March, the Court of Appeal rejected the appeal by BT and TalkTalk in their judicial review of the Digital Economy Act 2010
By David Gourlay, David Gallagher
The FSA has published a report of the findings from its thematic review of anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls in investment banks.
By David Gourlay, David Gallagher
VISA has dropped Global Payments, the payment processor
By David Gourlay, David Gallagher
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published its report on the UK’s implementation and application of the OECD convention on combating the bribery of foreign public officials on 30 March 2012.
By David Gourlay, Euan Duncan
An undercover investigation by The Sunday Times recently reported data is being sold by "corrupt Indian call centre workers" to cyber criminals and marketing firms.
By David Gourlay, Euan Duncan
A young fashion student, Nicola Kirkbridge, is taking on supermarket giant Tesco over the use of a photograph of her taken from her popular fashion blog.
By David Gourlay, David Gallagher
Leicestershire County Council reported to the ICO that a briefcase was stolen from a social workers home
By David Gourlay, David Gallagher
On 25 January 2012, the Vice President of the European Commission, Viviane Reding, unveiled far reaching proposals for re-writing the EU's 17 year old data protection directive, Directive 95/46/EC.
By George Frier
Company Directors grappling with the looming recession are being warned that they could face litigation if they fail to abide by an onerous new code of duties now in force under the Companies Act.
By Karen Coleman
It is likely that the vast majority of employers are either already affected by the credit crunch or at least concerned about how their business may be impacted in the future by the difficult economic climate.
By David Gourlay
With increasing globalisation, more and more businesses and organisations in Scotland are looking to trade internationally.