Communications in UK Law
Clarification of the Electronic Communications Code
The first Court of Appeal decision on the new Electronic Communications Code (Code) has recently been handed down in the case of Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Limited v. Compton Bea...
- Monitoring Employees' Communications
Third party access to without prejudice communications
Without prejudice communications should be disclosed to a third party because two exceptions to the without prejudice rule applied (the “concluded settlement agreement” and “reasonableness of mitig...
- Adopting Unified Communications
Privacy of personal communications at work
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has held that the monitoring of personal messages on a work-related internet messaging account did breach the Article 8 right to priv...
The Electronic Communications Code 2017: some recent cases
This year we have seen a flurry of cases on the Electronic Communications Code 2017 (the Code). This alert looks at two of those cases and some of the interesting points arising for both land owner...
The New Electronic Communications Code - Key Signals for Landowners
The Electronic Communications Code (“Code”) gives rights to certain telecommunication services providers (“operators”) to install and maintain “apparatus” such as masts, exchanges, cables and cabin...
The new Electronic Communications Code – it's no beauty contest
Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd v. University of London is the first substantial case on the new Electronic Communications Code (Code), which came into force in December 2017. It ...
FSA Approves Taping Relevant Communications Conducted on Mobile Phones
The FSA recently set new rules obligating authorised firms to record the ‘relevant communications’ of their employees conducted on mobile and other handheld devices. On 11 November 2010,...
Major update to the UK communications regulations (the General Conditions) applies from 1 October 2018
The General Conditions of Entitlement (General Conditions) are the regulatory conditions, published by the UK communications regulator Ofcom, which apply to all providers of "electronic commun...
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