Region: United Kingdom

Pure Legal rivals take over data breach cases

At least two prominent claimant-side litigation firms are set to pick up more than 700 Pure Legal GDPR cases after the firm went bust earlier this month.

23 November 2021

DSG: ICO personal data mistake “fatal” to fining decision

A barrister for DSG Retail has argued that fundamental mistakes in an Information Commissioner’s Office monetary penalty notice warrants a full dismissal of the decision, rather than any “major surgery”.

22 November 2021

ICO probes Google and Apple over app age ratings

The UK’s data watchdog is questioning dozens of companies, including Google and Apple, after a charity reported child privacy and safety concerns – with possible action to come in the spring.

18 November 2021

Another "very modest" claim kicked out of High Court

A procedural judge has rejected arguments that a low-value data breach lawsuit should be heard in the High Court of England and Wales while declining to strike it out altogether – marking the latest in a string of UK data protection losses for claimants.

17 November 2021

ICO faces new GDPR appeal

An appeals tribunal is set to hear another challenge to the UK data regulator’s first GDPR fine.

15 November 2021

Lloyd v Google: the judgment

Richard Lloyd’s loss of a groundbreaking class action against Google may be a bad day for lawyers and litigation funders, but the Supreme Court ruling may yet allow some other class actions to go ahead.

10 November 2021

BREAKING: Google beats Lloyd class action

The UK’s Supreme Court has shot down a groundbreaking opt-out data protection class action against Google – potentially killing multiple similar lawsuits pursuing alleged corporate data misconduct.

10 November 2021

Satellite operator to be sold again

Satellite communications operator Inmarsat is set to be sold to Viasat for $7.3 billion two years after agreeing to bolster its cybersecurity capabilities.

08 November 2021

UK's biggest data breach firm goes bust

The main driver of the UK's GDPR litigation market has entered administration.

03 November 2021

Clearview breached privacy law, Australian regulator says

Clearview AI says it will fight an Australian order forcing the company to delete all facial recognition data it collected in the country, following a joint investigation by the UK and Australian data watchdogs.

03 November 2021

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