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Technology Joint Ventures - Partnering for the Future

May 06, 2021

This article examines the key aspects of joint ventures in the technology sector and the particular issues and challenges that these joint ventures raise.

Think Before You App

May 05, 2021

As we increase our app use we need to think about the risks to privacy.

Privacy commissioners take position on using facial recognition technology

March 11, 2021

In a joint investigation report, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, together with the commissioners of BC, Alberta, and Quebec concluded that Clearview AI violated Canadians’ privacy rights under federal and provincial privacy laws by scraping billons of images of people available online to be continually used in what amounted to a virtual “police lineup.”

Proposals for the ePrivacy Regulation: A telecommunications focus

March 10, 2021

We consider some relevant areas of interest of the recently agreed position on the ePrivacy Regulation for telecommunications companies.

EU data governance regulation – A wave of digital, regulatory and antitrust reform begins - Part Three

December 17, 2020

In the third blog post of this series on the European Commission's proposed Data Governance Regulation (the DGR), we consider the DGR’s relationship to competition law rules.

EU data governance regulation – A wave of digital, regulatory and antitrust reform begins - Part Two

December 16, 2020

In this blog post, we outline the new regimes for data sharing service providers and data altruism under the DGR, and consider the potential impact on businesses.

EU data governance regulation – a wave of digital, regulatory and antitrust reform begins - Part 1

December 10, 2020

On 25 November 2020, the European Commission (EC) published its proposed Data Governance Regulation (the DGR), which will create a new legal framework to encourage the development of a European single market for data.

Algorithmic decision-making and the UK ICO's Guidance on AI

September 08, 2020

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently issued its “Guidance on AI and data protection” to assist organisations in determining how they should navigate the complex trade-offs that use of an AI system may require.

Cryptocurrencies are property capable of being held on trust New Zealand High Court holds

May 05, 2020

In Ruscoe v Cryptopia Ltd (in Liquidation) [2020] NZHC 728 the New Zealand High Court held that cryptocurrencies, as digital assets, are a form of property that are capable of being held on trust.

The New EU AI and Data Strategy and what it Means for EU Antitrust Reform

March 24, 2020

This article summarises the AI and Data Package released by the European Commission on 19 February 2020 and discusses the role of EU antitrust reform.