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Cryptocurrency and Blockchain – What are they and how might they impact businesses?

February 14, 2019

As cryptocurrency and blockchain become mainstream terms there are many views on these relatively new concepts including those of governments, authorities and regulators. So, what’s the real story? Is cryptocurrency a safe investment, and should businesses use blockchain technology? Cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency, in short, is digital currency which is traded and opera...

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How to Handle a Domain Name Dispute

January 3, 2019

Given the reliance we all place on the internet nowadays, websites are one of the key ways to market and sell products and most businesses own at least one internet domain name. Before settling on a trading name, savvy entrepreneurs will always check to see that the corresponding domain name (in some format or another) is available so that their online presence is easy to find by customers (e.g. www....

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Amazon Hit with Major Data Breach

November 23, 2018

It has been widely reported this week that Amazon has suffered a major data breach which resulted in customer data including names and email addresses being disclosed on its website, right before the critical trading period around Black Friday. It is thought that a technical issue was ...

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GDPR Compliance | How to Handle Your Customers’ Data

October 25, 2018

BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY are the biggest retail opportunities of the year for UK businesses. This year is the first time when businesses need to consider the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) in their preparation for Cyber Week. We will be running a free GDPR Update Webinar on 2 November at 12:30 pm that you are invited to attend by registering ...

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GDPR And Digital Marketing | Cyber Week 2018

October 11, 2018

CYBER WEEK – Black Friday through to Cyber Monday around Thanksgiving in the US, and increasingly the days either side of these dates is becoming by far the most lucrative online trading period of the year. LawBriefs lawyer, Barbara Jamieson, recently wrote on our blog about some of the key legal aspects for making your business...

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Copyright Controversial Law Passed – Winners and Losers

September 14, 2018

Good news on copyright if you’re a content creative but potentially bad news for SMEs who currently use others’ content online and cannot afford the expensive tech solutions necessary to ensure that they remain compliant with the new Copyright Directive. Earlier this summer we reported here on the ...

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Brexit | .eu Domain: What Does it Mean for Your Business?

September 12, 2018

With all the news about Brexit, of which helpful information can be found on our blog, one important area to consider for businesses and individuals is regarding .eu domain names. The domain .eu is used by businesses and companies established in the EU and available for all EU...

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Have you received legal advice for these 7 start-up considerations? (Part 1)

August 8, 2017

Starting a new business takes careful planning, research and very often a leap of faith! But there is a lot you can do to minimise your legal risk and give your start-up a boost.

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Cyber Threats – what are your business’s obligations around hacking prevention?

May 16, 2017

LawBite Software LawBrief Annelie Carver looks at what businesses should do in order to prevent a cyber-attack. What are your business’s legal obligations?

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016 – Retailers Beware!

November 22, 2016

Now key events on the UK shopping calendar! “Black Friday” traditionally the name given to the day after the American Thanksgiving holiday when shops and retailers drop their prices for 24 hours.

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