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von Tim WybitulDr. Isabelle Brams Das Landesarbeitsgericht Hamm (Urt. v. 11.5.2021 – 6 Sa 1260/20) hat ein Unternehmen dazu verurteilt, einer ehemaligen Mitarbeiterin 1.000 Euro Schadensersatz nach Art. 82 DSGVO zu zahlen. Damit reiht sich die Entscheidung des Landesarbeitsgerichts in eine Reihe bereits ergangener arbeitsgerichtlicher Entscheidungen zum DSGVO-Schadensersatz im Zusammenhang mit datenschutzrechtlichen Auskunftsanträgen ein. Der vorliegende Überblick fasst die wesentlichen Aspekte der Entscheidung und ihre Folgen für die Praxis zusammen.…
By Paul A. Davies, Nicola Higgs, and Anne Mainwaring On 26 July 2021, the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a consultation report (the Report) that proposes a set of recommendations to mitigate risks flowing from activities of ESG ratings and data products providers and to address some of the challenges faced by users of ESG ratings and data products as well as the companies that are the subject…
The revised criteria allow UK-listed SPACs to avoid a suspension of their shares when announcing a de-SPAC deal. By Nicola HiggsDavid Berman, Chris HortonJames InnessRob Moulton, Anna Ngo, and Charlotte Collins The UK, acting through the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), will implement a new SPAC listing regime from 10 August 2021. This follows a consultation launched in April 2021 on the back of recommendations made by…
Recent publications come in light of UK’s “greater autonomy” in setting AML and CTF regulations following Brexit. By Jon Holland, Rob Moulton, and Jonathan Ritson-Candler Background to the review On 22 July 2021, HM Treasury published both a Call for Evidence on a review of the UK’s anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF) regulatory and supervisory regime and a Consultation Paper on amendments, to be made via statutory instrument in Spring 2022…