For the third year running, Quentin Tannock has been invited to give a series of lectures on Intellectual Property (IP) and business to Master of Science students at the University of Cambridge. Quentin’s lectures cover topics including patents, trade secrets and confidential information, non-disclosure agreements, commercialising IP and particular IP considerations in the context of […]
23rd October 2020
In a two part article for the Society of Computers and Law, Quentin Tannock surveys the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Guidance on AI and Data Protection, identifying remaining challenges and those areas where further Artificial Intelligence related materials are anticipated from the ICO. In the first instalment, Quentin looks at the background to the Guidance and […]
21st October 2020
The latest episode of 4PC Podcast is brought to you by Quentin Tannock. Quentin talks with Simon McDougall, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Deputy Commissioner, on the topic of AI and data protection. Their discussion covers the ICO perspective on AI and data protection, the recent ICO Guidance on the topic, key challenges and opportunities for industry in the […]
23rd September 2020
The third episode of 4PC Podcast is brought to you by Terry Bergin QC and Quentin Tannock. In this episode, Terry and Quentin discuss the issue of explaining Artificial Intelligence with specific reference to processing personal data in light of the recent guidance published by the Information Commissioner’s Office. This podcast was originally produced for […]
2nd September 2020
In a recent article for the Society of Computers and Law, Terence Bergin QC and Quentin Tannock look at the importance of explaining Artificial Intelligence, outlining recent guidance from Project ExplAIn and discussing explanation related challenges for organisations that deploy Artificial Intelligence to process personal data. Read the full article on the Society of Computers […]
3rd August 2020
SEVILLEJA (RESPONDENT) V MAREX FINANCIAL LTD (APPELLANT) Last week the Supreme Court handed down judgement (on 15 July 2020), in one of the most important commercial cases this year, Sevilleja v Marex Financial Ltd  UKSC 31 (Sevilleja). Sevilleja was an appeal against a unanimous Court of Appeal decision to the effect that the rule […]
22nd July 2020
Quentin Tannock addressed an audience of around 40 solicitors and barristers at the inaugural Tech Disputes Network event in London. Quentin’s presentation, titled ‘21st Century problems’ identified emerging dispute hotspots in the FinTech sector and introduced resulting stakeholder disputes (including with shareholders, employees and suppliers), M&A related disputes and disputes arising out of insolvencies. Quentin […]
Anna Hoffmann reports on the SCL Junior Lawyers’ Group meeting ‘Making a Career of IT’ hosted by 4 Pump Court on 22 October 2019. At this interesting event SCL members gained insights into different careers in IT law. The event was chaired by Quentin Tannock. A diverse panel, both in terms of specialisms and roles, […]
28th October 2019
In a case note written for the Society of Computers and Law (SCL), Quentin Tannock and Jonathan Schaffer-Goddard summarise and analyse the recent judgment in Triple Point and the correct approach towards liquidated damages for delay clauses. Quentin and Jonathan’s case note is now available on the SCL website.
15th March 2019
In an article for the Society of Computers and Law (SCL), Terence Bergin QC and Quentin Tannock use the rise and expected further development of FinTech to explore some of the legal issues that might arise from AI. Read the full piece on the SCL website.
15th May 2018
The latest edition of our Construction Newsletter is now available. This edition, written by Quentin Tannock and Jonathan Schaffer-Goddard, features the recent decision of the Court of Appeal in Triple Point Technology, Inc. v PTT Public Company Limited  EWCA Civ 230. In this case, the Court of Appeal gives comprehensive guidance as to the […]
30th May 2019
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