Consent to Marketing E-mails

Cynthia O’Donoghue and Katalina Bateman report on the first tribunal case overturning an ICO fine for sending marketing emails without opt-in consent. It is a case based on the consent rules pre-GDPR


CJEU Judgment on the Meaning of ‘trader’

According to the Court of Justice of the European Union, a person who publishes a number of sales advertisements on a website is not automatically a ‘trader’ but that activity may be regarded as a ‘commercial practice’ if that person is acting for purposes relating to his or her trade, business, craft or profession

news story

How’s Business?

With a new initiative announced for the creation of the SCL Barometer, SCL Chair Mark O’Conor seeks input and engagement from SCL members to help make it an effective measure for trends in the tech industry and in the work of tech lawyers

blog post

Poetry Corner - Negotiating Cloud Deals Advice

If Wordsworth was alive, he would no doubt have left Westminster Bridge and attended the SCL Conference. But, in his unavoidable absence, his muse descended on Holly Pearsall and she gave her flash talk at the Conference in verse. Here is her much discussed, and widely praised, poem in full. It needs to be read aloud to get full value.


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