The High Court has handed down judgment in the case of Driver v Crown Prosecution Service  EWHC 2500 (KB) (“Driver v CPS”). For those familiar with data breach claims, one of the more difficult questions to answer in recent years is the bottom line – what amount will a Claimant be awarded in damages? […]
19th October 2022
The Upper Tribunal handed down its judgment on Wednesday 4 May in the case of Page & Ors. V Financial Conduct Authority. James and Rebecca represented the successful Financial Conduct Authority in its case against 5 individuals involving the transfer of more than 1,500 retail customers’ pensions totalling more than £60 million, which was invested […]
6th May 2022
Matthew Thorne and Rebecca Keating have written an article for SCL where they tease out the lessons learnt from the recent cryptocurrency case in the High Court.
14th April 2022
On Thursday 28 April, Rebecca Keating will be speaking at the Tech on FIRE event. TDN and TL4 FIRE collaborate to bring you a unique event bridging the gap between the Disputes, Technology, Fraud and Asset Recovery communities. View the full program, list of speakers and register for the event below.
Rebecca Keating has written an article for Lexis Nexis about the recent Stadler v Currys Group judgment. Mr Stadler brought a claim for damages (including aggravated and exemplary damages) claiming up to £5,000 for misuse of private information (MPI); breach of confidence (BOC); negligence; and breach of data protection law. Mr Stadler also sought an […]
11th February 2022
Rebecca Keating casts her thoughts for the SCL on the fast-developing world of technology including quantum computing and the value of data and environmental concerns. Read Rebecca’s full predictions for future tech.
13th January 2022
Simon Henderson and Rebecca Keating Introduction The Supreme Court has handed down its much-anticipated judgment in Lloyd (Respondent) v Google LLC (Appellant)  UKSC 50. The judgment clarifies the law regarding (i) when damages may be awarded to individuals for the loss of control of their data and (ii) representative actions. The Supreme Court unanimously […]
11th November 2021
AI is changing the way businesses operate. Alongside the enormous potential benefits are a host of legal implications and potential pitfalls. DLA Piper’s Technology Disputes group are partnering with the authors of The Law of Artificial Intelligence (Matthew Lavy, Iain Munro, and Rebecca Keating) for a practical webinar on AI projects from contracting to dispute resolution. Whether you are […]
Registration is now open for the Artificial Intelligence Moot on 4 November 2021, jointly organised by 4 Pump Court and the Society for Computers and Law Student Bytes team. This moot is an exciting opportunity for students to hone their advocacy skills and to learn about the legal issues arising from AI. Registrations close on […]
The High Court has handed down judgment in the case of Warren v DSG Retail Ltd  EWHC 2168. The judgment is of significance to claims for compensation following data breaches, particularly where breaches are accidental (e.g. following a cyber-attack). The case will also likely have an impact on the recoverability of ATE premiums, allocation […]
5th August 2021
Rebecca Keating wrote an article for the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law which has been published in the July/August edition. The article entitled “The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules: the future of digital disputes” addresses the new rules published by the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (UKLT), chaired by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Master of the […]
4th August 2021
The new series of Tea & Tech with the Society of Computers and Law is a lively review of the week in tech law. On 26th March 2021, Matthew Lavy and Rebecca Keating will be joined by Ashley Winton, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP to host the online event. Registrations are available directly with the SCL.
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