Regulatory

GDPR

ICO bombarded “just in case”

UK is higher than most among EU jursidictions in notifying regulator on GDPR breaches, but “just in case” says law firm.

DATA PRIVACY

Privacy app taps into $5 billion market

Silicon Valley law firm Wilson Sonsini is selling CCPA advice starting at $7,500, earning over $100,000 in sales first week for its privacy app.

LAWTECH

Lawtech lacking in trust

British Consumer watchdog issues paper raising concerns over lawtech and lack of consumer trust, and provides regulatory checklist.

GDPR

Bird & Bird's “no-brainer”

Firm launches dpo and gdpr representative services to help clients comply with gdpr, new managing director says "no-brainer" to offer service.

CRIMINAL BAR

Anger erupts again at the criminal bar

CBA threaten strike action a year after it narrowly voted against action, when the then CBA chair said “The criminal bar is not going to be quiet.”

ANTITRUST

Antitrust's crime and punishment

Global antitrust trends see politicisation and digital economy posing risks as regulators up policing and enforcement.