Navigating data protection compliance often requires balancing the rights and wishes of individuals against the wider benefits of using and sharing personal data. The use of personal data in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19) is a case point.
Over the summer the European Court dealt a major blow to organisations that transfer personal data to the US with the striking down of the EU-US Privacy Shield. But what does this mean for UK companies exporting personal data to the US and beyond?
In 2018/19, the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) recorded a 55% increase in applications to the Court of Protection (COP) to censure or remove attorneys, with improper gift-making and not acting in the donor's best interest being the two main concerns.
A recent NHS Resolution determination includes helpful confirmation that, if NHS England is satisfied that a partnership which holds a GDS contract has changed composition, it must issue a contract variation to reflect the change.