BCL’s Richard Sallybanks, Anoushka Warlow and Greta Barkle have co-authored the chapter ‘Individuals in Cross-Border Investigations or Proceedings’ in the seventh edition of Global Investigations Review: Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations.
The Government has published its long-awaited response to its Online Harms consultation. Confirming the intention to impose a duty of care to keep users safe online, the Secretary of State told Parliament online platforms “will no longer be able to mark their own homework”.
In April 2019, the UK published an Online Harms White Paper proposing a broad new statutory duty of care for social media companies and platform providers to tackle widespread concerns about a host of online issues, from terrorist and child sexual abuse content to cyber bullying and trolling. More than 18 months on, BCL’s Greta Barkle asks where have the proposals got to?
Julian Hayes and Greta Barkle discuss how social media platforms are used by fraudsters, the criminal sanctions already available to tackle the problem, and how regulators are joining forces to clean up the online space.
BCL partner Julian Hayes and associate Greta Barkle in an article for LexisNexis PSL, analyse the findings of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on the use of phone extraction by police forces.