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Laptops For Work – Expectations Of Privacy
As an international financial centre, Hong Kong has one of the most transient and mobile workforces and one of the highest concentrations of information technology (IT) use in the workplace.
Hong Kong
31 Jul 2011
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How The Dog With The Degree Led To A Contract Without A Cap
A great deal of lawyers' ink has been spilt crafting carefully worded liability caps in IT contracts.
UK
7 Jun 2010
3
Service Levels - Why Customers Should Lay The Groundwork
Even the most dazzling of Sales pitches will be little More than an empty Promise if the service levels Provided aren’t up to scratch. For a customer, making sure a supplier’s performance matches their pitch requires foresight, careful research and detailed drafting from the outset.
UK
11 Jun 2007
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Finding Anonymous Wrongdoers - The e-commerce Context
How do you find out who has made an anonymous bulletin board posting? What if an unknown person has leaked a confidential e-mail to someone? There is a legal remedy which can help claimants find out who is responsible, and recent cases show just how it can be used in an online context.
UK
6 Jun 2007
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Outsourcing: Getting Ready For MiFID
Investment firms need to review their outsourcing arrangements in order to ensure compliance with the new regulatory regime which takes effect next year. This article considers the background to the new regime and outlines some of the steps which firms may consider in order to achieve compliance.
UK
28 Nov 2006
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A Practical Guide To Disaster Recovery Agreements
In a recent survey of London market insurers, the International Underwriting Association (IUA) found that more than 50 per cent of insurers suffered computer failures.
UK
10 Nov 2006
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Renegotiating Outsource Agreements
While nobody would question the fact that outsourcing is here to stay as a business model, many who have been burned by failed outsource arrangements are presently looking to escape from unhappy relationships with their suppliers or to renegotiate their outsourcing arrangements.
UK
10 Nov 2006
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Aviation Insurance: New War Clauses
In early August 2006, the Aviation Insurance Clauses Group (of which BLG’s Nick Hughes is a member) published a suite of new aviation liability clauses and one aviation hull clause which are noteworthy not only for the importance of the subject matter but also for the process by which they were drafted.
UK
10 Oct 2006
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New EU Legislation: Passengers With Reduced Mobility
New EU legislation has finally been published, coming into effect progressively over the next two years, which will enhance the rights of persons with reduced mobility to nondiscriminatory treatment and free of charge assistance at airports and on board aircraft.
UK
10 Oct 2006
10
Scope of Duty - The Decision in Football League
In a decision to be welcomed by professionals and their insurers, the Court in the Football League Ltd v edge ellison took a narrow approach to the scope of duty, confirming that there is no such thing as a general retainer and that only in limited circumstances will a solicitor’s duties go beyond the express terms of his retainer. The decision also evidences a continued willingness seriously to curtail the circumstances in which a solicitor will bear responsibility for business decisions reache
UK
2 Aug 2006
11
Focus On: Dispute Resolution Clauses
The following questions and answers address some of the practical issues that arise in this area.
UK
15 Jul 2006
12
Merger Control Procedures Change Yet Again
One of the more valuable aspects of the UK’s merger control system has traditionally been the ability of merging parties to receive advice and guidance on a confidential basis from the OFT as to whether a prospective merger is likely to be cleared or subject to detailed review by the Competition Commission.
UK
15 Jul 2006
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Outsourcing For Small And Medium Businesses: New Guidance On Data Transfers
What is the relevance of the data protection regime to an outsourcing transaction? In an outsourcing transaction, data processing (i.e. the transfer of the data) may take place at several stages: during due diligence; perhaps during contract negotiation; and during the transition or implementation stage.
UK
14 Jul 2006
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Using PETs To Protect Personal Data
Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs) are privacy controls that are incorporated into information systems to assist government and private organisations to comply with their privacy obligations and maintain relevant privacy standards in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
UK
14 Jul 2006
15
Apples And Crystal Balls: Settling Disputes Once And For All?
As part of a settlement in 1991, the parties in Apple entered into an agreement to share the use of the apple mark on goods and services in the future - essentially, music for Corps and computers and data transmission for Computer.
UK
14 Jul 2006
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Revenue Recognition – Myths and Implications for IT Contract Negotiations (part 2)
In the last edition of Technology Law review, we explained how the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the accounting practices developed around revenue recognition in the US have had some unforeseen consequences.
UK
12 Jul 2006
17
Employee Internet And E-Mail Use: Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions on employee internet and e-mail usage.
UK
5 Jul 2006
18
Corporate Fraud And The Sarbox Culture
Corporate fraud continues to be a hot topic in the United States with high profile indictments of company executives, the loss of billions of dollars of shareholders’ money and, in some cases, the loss of thousands of jobs. This news story covers some of the key developments to date, providing the background for our centre-page feature on revenue recognition.
UK
 
5 Jul 2006
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Are "Best" Or "Reasonable" Endeavours Good Enough?
The terms "best endeavours" and "reasonable endeavours" do not have any clear meaning, but the cases discussed in this article give a flavour of what may be required to comply with these obligations.
UK
 
6 Feb 2006
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Getting Back To Symantecs: The Battle For Internet Security
In the USA, Symantec has filed a lawsuit against Hotbar.com over Symantec’s right to classify certain Hotbar programs as ‘adware’. The lawsuit highlights the legal problems that internet security firms are facing in their attempts to define adware and spyware.
UK
2 Feb 2006
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