Mitigating Third-party Cyber Risks in a New Regulatory Environment

Cavan Fabris | Senior Manager | EY Law |+44 (0) 207 9519198 | cavan.fabris@uk.ey.com The headlines are full of data breaches. A report in October from the UK National Cyber Security Centre revealed that the GCHQ offshoot had stopped almost 1,200 attacks in the past two years and is fighting off around 10 attacks every … More Mitigating Third-party Cyber Risks in a New Regulatory Environment

The pitfalls of Intellectual Property (IP) infringement in 3D printing – don’t get caught out!

Atiq Bhagwan| Manager | EY Law | +44 (0) 20 7980 0717 | atiq.bhagwan@uk.ey.com 3D printing is an emerging technology with the potential to significantly disrupt the manufacturing industry by making it possible to copy certain 3D items without the involvement of the original manufacturer.  One of the key challenges with 3D printing is the potential for infringing the … More The pitfalls of Intellectual Property (IP) infringement in 3D printing – don’t get caught out!

New CAP Code updates on the use of personal data for marketing

Rosie O’Gorman| Trainee Solicitor | EY Law | +44 (0) 20 7783 0073 | rosie.ogorman@uk.ey.com Following a public consultation which launched in May 2018, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has published changes to its rules on the use of personal data for direct marketing (the CAP Code). The changes are intended to ensure that the CAP Code addresses … More New CAP Code updates on the use of personal data for marketing

Brexit may be frustrating but is it frustration?

Colette Withey| Director | EY Law | +44 (0) 161 333 2830 | colette.withey@uk.ey.com At the end of January 2019, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and its landlord, Canary Wharf Group, were before the High Court asking this very question (Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Limited and others v European Medicines Agency). The EMA has been … More Brexit may be frustrating but is it frustration?

Geo-blocking: cross-border online provision of goods and services must comply with new EU rules – don’t get caught out

Atiq Bhagwan | Manager | EY Law | +44 2079 800 717 | atiq.bhagwan@uk.ey.com   Geo-blocking is the practice of blocking or limiting a customer’s access to aspects of a trader’s website on the basis of geographical factors. Geo-blocking is used by many online businesses as a key method to limit access to their goods … More Geo-blocking: cross-border online provision of goods and services must comply with new EU rules – don’t get caught out

NIS Regulations: Overlooked Cybersecurity Requirements

Cavan Fabris | Senior Manager | EY Law Cybersecurity Registration Deadline Looming The Network and Information Security Regulations 2018 (“NIS”) are now in force in the UK. NIS has been somewhat overlooked whilst most clients and their professional advisors were focussing on GDPR compliance. Upcoming NIS registration deadlines and compliance requirements provide us an opportunity … More NIS Regulations: Overlooked Cybersecurity Requirements