James Purchas and Rebecca Keating successful in substantial pension mis-selling FCA case

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

Analysis for SCL: Tulip Trading Limited v Bitcoin Association for BSV and others [2022] EWHC 667 (Ch)

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

TL4 & TDN present Tech on FIRE webinar – Rebecca Keating

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.

‘Worth the candle’? High Court guidance on low value data protection claims (Stadler v Currys Group)

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

Tech as a carbon chimney and other matters: Some reflections and predictions – Rebecca Keating

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

Lloyd v Google – “Doomed to fail?”- Simon Henderson and Rebecca Keating

Simon Henderson and Rebecca Keating Introduction The Supreme Court has handed down its much-anticipated judgment in Lloyd (Respondent) v Google LLC (Appellant) [2021] 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 projects: Dispute prevention and resolution

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 […]

Artificial Intelligence Moot – 4 November

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 […]

Warren v DSG Retail Ltd [2021] EWHC 2168

The High Court has handed down judgment in the case of Warren v DSG Retail Ltd [2021] 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

The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules: the future of digital disputes

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

Society of Computers and Law: Tea & Tech with Matthew Lavy and Rebecca Keating

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.

Opening innovation or opening up to risk? The potential liability framework for Open Finance

Originally published in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law. Rebecca Keating has written an article on Open Finance summarising some of the key points in the Financial Conduct Authority’s recent Call for Input regarding Open Finance. Certain risks associated with Open Finance are highlighted and possible issues surrounding assigning legal liability inOpen Finance […]

2nd February 2021

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