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Internet – Data Management, Privacy and Security Law
The world is driven by data. Its collection and use makes modern life possible and its application is to be found in almost all aspects of business. However, the law provides for protection against misuse and compliance with the law is vital. In relation to personal data, there are severe penalties on organisations in breach. The increased liability brought about by the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is likely to have an impact on most organisations. In addition to this increased compliance landscape there are huge data security threats facing organisations as malicious cyber-attacks become increasingly widespread. We advise on all aspects of data protection compliance including Privacy Policies, Data Processing Agreements, how to implement legal safeguards against cyber-attack, and also the intellectual property aspect of data in the protection of databases by way of Database Right. Our considerable experience in the realm of Internet law means we have a deep understanding of how, with each generation of Internet development, a new data and privacy imperative is triggered. In short, most communication technology innovation will have a data law dimension. We can help you with data transfer solutions, incident management, information sharing guidelines, and training with privacy change management. If you would like a briefing visit at your offices on the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016 and its impact on your business please contact us (andrewsparrow@lecote.com). We also conduct full data protection audits which help you evaluate...
January 3rd, 2017 by
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New Space Law
Andrew on the significance of Space law ‘Attention to how the law would govern Space was underway long before Mankind ever ventured into the domain – but most of the International laws and Treaty’s relating to Space were written during the Space Race era - and still apply today. We are in a new period of Space endeavour with ever more commercial operators entering the market. It’s an incredibly exciting time – and it ushers in new legal considerations’. We advise on a variety of legal issues related to New Space activities including: Software is an essential element of spacecraft subsystems. We advise on flight software development and licensing agreements; and software agreements governing Boot, Command, Data Handling, Guidance, Navigation and Control, and Power and Communications, together with issues such as system integration, data processing, risk assessment testing, security, guidance navigation, software simulation, testbeds, verification and testing. Mission Intellectual Property Rights protection and licensing agreements. Satellite purchase and launch legal agreements. Advice on venture capital investment. Advice on the Multilateral International Space Treaties which govern space activity. Earth Remote Sensing legal issues. Advice on Space tourism contracts.
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