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Rem Noormohamed appointed to Ofcom’s Advisory Committee for Wales

Rem Noormohamed appointed to Ofcom’s Advisory Committee for Wales Ofcom today announced the appointment of Rem Noormohamed to the Advisory Committee for Wales. Established by the Communications Act 2003, Ofcom’s national advisory committees provide advice to Ofcom on the interests and opinions of people living in the nations and regions of the UK on all...
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Stabilising Stablecoins

Stabilising Stablecoins Stablecoins are on the rise. Their emergence is a logical progression in the development of crypto assets. They intend to provide the value backing, lower volatility and trustworthiness of fiat currencies with the ease of transfer and low transactional costs of cryptocurrencies. Therefore, adoption should, in theory at least, open up significant possibilities...
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The race to regulate: Jurisdictions embracing the blockchain economy

The race to regulate: Jurisdictions embracing the blockchain economy Over the last 12 months various jurisdictions around the world have introduced regulatory clarifications around distributed ledger technology (DLT) and the various forms of cryptoassets and activities that use this versatile technology. The recognition of the need to create a regulatory environment in this area is...
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Acuity Law advises Jurassic Fibre on a long-term funding deal

Acuity Law advises Jurassic Fibre on a long-term funding deal Acuity Law has advised Jurassic Fibre Limited, a recently established alternative network provider, on a long-term funding deal. The funding will allow Jurassic Fibre to invest in developing a Fibre-to-the-Premise network in South West England, namely Devon, Dorset and Somerset. Jurassic Fibre will build and operate...
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Morrisons vicariously liable in damages to over 5000 employees for data breach

Morrisons vicariously liable in damages to over 5000 employees for data breach Key Contact: Rem Noormohammed Author: Rebecca Mahon The supermarket Morrisons has lost its appeal against a judgment which ordered it to pay damages to 5518 employees who took action against the company after the security of their personal data was compromised. The personal...
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Social media – when “fair comment” becomes objectionable

Social media – when “fair comment” becomes objectionable Social media will be at the top of most lists as one of the technologies that has changed the world and the ways in which we communicate. Local authorities, like other organisations, increasingly make the most of social media to engage with their local communities on a range...
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