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The New Saudi Arabian Federal Data Protection Law 

The Middle East is fast catching up with Europe when it comes to data protection law. The Kingdom of Saudi…

The New UAE Federal Data Protection Law

The United Arab Emirates has enacted its first comprehensive national data protection law to regulate the collection and processing of…

What a Year! 2021 Review

As we come to the end of another year, the Act Now team would like to thank all our delegates…

Leading Information Lawyer Joins the Act Now Team

Act Now Training welcomes solicitor and information law expert, Kate Grimley Evans, to its team of associates. Kate specialises in…

FOI Under Attack | Blog Now

Last week, a government minister called the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) a “truly malign piece of legislation”. Lord Callanan, a minister…

Cabinet Office Receives £500,000 GDPR Fine

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the Cabinet Office £500,000 for disclosing postal addresses of the 2020 New Year Honours recipients…

Act Now Training Wins IRMS Award

Act Now Training is proud to announce that it has won the Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) Supplier of…

Law Enforcement, Part 3 DPA 2018, DPA 2018, Criminal data, LED 

In the world of Law Enforcement, Data Protection is about compliance with both the UK GDPR and the Law Enforcement Directive (LED) as implemented…

Lloyd v Google: What DPOs need to know

Last week, the UK Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated judgement in the case of Lloyd v Google LLC [2021]…

To Share or Not to Share; That is the Question! 

On 5th October 2021 the Data Sharing Code of Practice from the Information Commissioner’s Office came into effect for UK based Data Controllers.   The code is…