Privacy and data protection issues in COVID-19 contact tracing apps

Alex Razak | Manager | Law | +447341079034 | alex.razak@uk.ey.com Background As countries move towards lifting the dramatic restrictions that were imposed to contain the rapid spread of COVID-19, more reliance is likely to be placed on contact tracing, especially contact tracing apps, to detect and control a further outbreak of COVID-19. In this note, … More Privacy and data protection issues in COVID-19 contact tracing apps

Coronavirus Act 2020 – how might this impact your business?

Phil McDonnell | Associate Partner | Law | PMcDonnell@uk.ey.com Chi Lam | Manager | Law | CLam2@uk.ey.com In a departure from our usual commercial and technology focused topics, we will be bringing you some ‘guest editors’ in the coming days/weeks as we all grapple with the diverse legal implications of the current COVID-19 pandemic. In … More Coronavirus Act 2020 – how might this impact your business?

Collaborate to protect: How changes to Competition Law are helping the supply chain

Phil McDonnell | Associate Partner | Law | PMcDonnell@uk.ey.com Background The Government has moved swiftly to ensure that suppliers can cooperate to protect the delivery of food and non-food essentials and health services without fear of breaching competition law.  It has done this by excluding, temporarily, the application of the Chapter 1 prohibition to certain … More Collaborate to protect: How changes to Competition Law are helping the supply chain

Inability to perform contractual obligations as a consequence of COVID-19: frustrated yet?

Alex Razak | Law | +447341079034 | alex.razak@uk.ey.com Many organisations of all sizes across the world will have actual or potential exposure to liabilities under their commercial agreements as a consequence of either their own or their counterparty’s inability to perform contracts due to COVID-19 or the impacts arising from it. In this blog, we … More Inability to perform contractual obligations as a consequence of COVID-19: frustrated yet?