Subsidiary Protection in UK Law

  • ICO imposes maximum pre-GDPR fine on major UK retailer: cybersecurity lessons for retailers (and other organisations)
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Last month the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK data protection regulator, imposed a monetary penalty notice of £500,000 on electronics retailer DSG Retail Limited (DSG), a company b...
    ...... month the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK data protection regulator, imposed a monetary penalty notice of £500,000 on electronics ...DSG is a subsidiary of Dixons Carphone plc. . The personal data breach occurred during a ......
  • BREXIT: The UK Has Chosen To Leave The EU. What Next?
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum in which the British people voted for the UK to leave the European Union. But what does this mean in practical terms? Who will BREXI...
    ...... . Any business or financial institution based in, with a subsidiary in, trading in or with any presence in the UK. . Any business or ... government will need to update and strengthen the current data protection laws. Whilst we do not yet know what form any new legislation will take, ......
  • Game Changer - A Parent Company Can Now Owe A Direct Duty Of Care To The Employees Of Its Subsidiary
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......, or ought to have known, that the subsidiary or its employees would rely on its superior knowledge of health and safety matters for the protection of the subsidiary's employees The parent company had a practice of intervening in the trading operations of the subsidiary in relation to production ......
  • Is A Parent Company Liable For Its Subsidiary's Employees?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... unsafe, and the parent knows or should foresee that the subsidiary or its employees will rely on its superior knowledge for the employees' protection. The Court was careful to highlight the fact that the duty of care/assumption of responsibility cannot be imposed simply by reason of a company ......
  • UK Supreme Court Decides Former Unilever Employee Entitled to Compensation Under Patents Act 1977
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    On 23 October 2019, the UK Supreme Court decided that Professor Ian Shanks, a former employee of Unilever UK Central Resources Ltd (“UCRL”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Unilever plc, was entitled ...
    ...... Unilever UK Central Resources Ltd (“UCRL”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Unilever plc, was entitled to compensation under section 40 of the ......
  • The Importance Of UK Businesses Appointing An EU Data Protection Representative
    • Mondaq UK
    ......To assist clients in meeting this requirement, we offer a. fixed-fee European Representative Service through our Irish. subsidiary, Saltire Data Protection Services Limited, based in. Dublin. . The content of this article is intended to provide a general. guide to the subject ......
  • Parent Company Liable For Personal Injury Claim Incurred By Subsidiary
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......A recent case in the Court of Appeal, however, highlights the way a parent's behaviour can jeopardise the protection of limited liability, so that direct responsibility for some aspects of the subsidiary's business – in this case, the welfare of its employees – ......
  • Ways For UK Businesses And Foreign Investors To Mitigate Uncertainty Around Brexit
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... should already be thinking about incorporating at least one subsidiary company within the EU, to ensure full access to EU markets in the event of ... with the EU Member States provide in most cases equivalent protection from foreign withholding taxes to the protection provided by the EU Parent ......
  • Finance Alerter: PRA Consultation On Supervising International Banks In The UK
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......through a separately incorporated subsidiary company) or branches (i.e. an office that is legally a part of the legal ... cannot be transferred, such as its FSMA authorisation, and data protection registration. The relationship of the new subsidiary to the parent also ......
  • Holding Company Liability For Health And Safety
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... a duty simply by appointing an individual as director of the subsidiary with responsibility for health and safety.  In carrying out his role, the ... rely on its using that superior knowledge for the employees' protection (where, for example, the holding company has a practice of intervening in ......
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