Privacy & Confidentiality Claims - Essential Analysis & Key Issues

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Central London TBA

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Fully updated for 2019 to include all major statutory and case law developments | Interactive program based on tested litigation scenarios | Delegates will receive a detailed Europa Law Analysis Pack & structured advice outlines for all case studies| 6 CPD Points

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Claims based on breach of privacy and confidentiality rights have seen a substantial increase in recent years. This interactive program will provide a thorough analysis of the current rules and their application in various factual contexts. The program will consider the latest law and issues for breach of confidence and misuse of private information claims along with other issues such as Database rights and Data protection law. The law and practice will be tested in the context of numerous realistic case studies.

Example areas covered during the program

  • The common law action for breach of confidence
  • The action for breach of confidence concerning matters other than personal confidences and privacy
  • The conditions required to be shown by a Claimant
  • When information qualifies for protection under confidentiality laws?
  • When will a defendant be under a legal obligation to maintain confidence?
  • Confidence obligations arising under contract - rights against employees and former employees
  • How to defend a breach of confidence claim and the remedies available to a claimant
  • The emerging action for breach of confidence to protect private privacy interests and the effect of section 8 Human Rights Act 1998
  • When will a claimant have a reasonable expectation of privacy?
  • The interface between Article 8 and 10 of the ECHR
  • Copyright and image rights under Privacy law
  • Data protection and privacy
  • The interface between breach of confidence & misuse of private information and defamation actions
  • Interim Applications to protect privacy rights–the effect of The Supreme Court decision in PSJ

Speaker; Graeme Wood - Profile here

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