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  • Unlimited fines may now be imposed by UK Magistrates’ Court Data Protection offences
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    • 6 de Mayo de 2015
    Since the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Fines on Summary Conviction) Regulations 2015 came into force 12 March 2015, the Magistrates’ Court has had the ability to impo...
    ...Since the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Fines on Summary Conviction) Regulations 2015 came ... a criminal offence if he or she obtains or discloses personal data without the consent of the data controller. Before 12 March, a £5,000 fine cap ......
  • ANY SHADE OF GREY: UK COURT RULING AFFIRMS TOUGH EU FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS RULES
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    • International Lawyers Network
    • 18 de Marzo de 2015
    IP owners continue to get punishment dished out to them, and not on a consensual basis.   A recent decision of the UK’s Court of Appeal has reviewed the rules that dictate when parallel (or “grey”)...
    ...IP owners continue to get punishment dished out to them, and not on a consensual basis.   A recent decision ... that the fact that D’s product could access 90% of the market without rebranding meant that it had effective access.  However, the Court of ......
  • Litigation Funding: A Possible Return of the Damages-Based Agreement
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
    • 14 de Agosto de 2018
    In July 2018, the U.K. Ministry of Justice (MoJ) published its initial assessment of the post-implementation review (PIR) of Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012...
    ...... review (PIR) of Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), which is currently being undertaken. The ... form of funding to increase options available to litigants without driving up costs. They were introduced by section 45 of LASPO with effect ......
  • Maximum Fines Available To Magistrates To Increase The Impact On Organisations?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 14 de Julio de 2014
    ...... is the Government's view that financial penalties, set at a level without the current maximums, are an effective way of deterring and punishing e. One of the aims of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (the Act) is to remove elements of the law that ......
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