June 3, 2020

A recent decision issued by the Belgian Data Protection Authority has some ramifications for registered social landlords (RSLs) who appoint a member of staff as their Data Protection Officer (DPO). 

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) recently celebrated its s...

September 25, 2019

Registered social landlords (RSLs) up and down the country are working hard to ensure that they are ready for freedom of information (FOI) for 11 November 2019.  The interface between FOI and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an issue that is likely to c...

November 28, 2018

As readers will no doubt be aware, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has applied from 25 May 2018.  Six months on, Daradjeet Jagpal carries out an initial appraisal of four key aspects of the GDPR and provides his thoughts on what lies ahead.

1. Transparency

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March 28, 2018

GDPR: four letters that have given senior partners in law firms sleepless nights.  But it need not be like this if a measured approach is taken towards planning for GDPR compliance.

As countless articles published over the last eighteen months have highlighted, GDPR, th...

September 21, 2017

Thursday, 14 September 2017 was an exciting day for data protection practitioners.  Why?  It was the day that the UK Government finally published its long-awaited Data Protection Bill (DPB) to apply the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into UK law and repla...

August 11, 2017

The UK Government has published a statement of intent, setting out details of the forthcoming Data Protection Bill.  The Bill will be published next month and will give effect to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the UK from May 2018. 

The stateme...