Fighting the meme ban to protect internet freedom

hands holding phone through railings

As the law plays catch-up with the digital revolution, experts have raised concerns over impending copyright rules and their potential impact on sharing information online

How Brexit will impact the fight against corrupt wealth

Europol HQ in the Hague

Experts fear losing access to EU registers on crime and criminal intelligence could undermine the work of anti-money laundering initiatives in a post-Brexit UK

Why the patents system needs a revamp

Lack of a universal patent system to protect intellectual property leaves innovating companies open to potentially ruinous infringements

EU ruling on gene-edited foods is holding us back

Gene-edited food has the potential to feed the world’s hungry, but may be blocked in the European Union

Legislation to combat the hackers

Organisations are now required by law to guard against cyberattacks in a bid to protect essential services

AIFMD: how the Channel Islands lost EU lifeline

Hopes that the Channel Islands could gain access to the European Union alternative funds investment market seemed to have faded

What is the NIS directive and what are the ramifications?

While public opinion was focussed on GDPR, a new EU-led law was introduced which focusses on securing certain UK sectors from cyber-threat

What does Brexit mean for Humber?

The humber estuary pre Brexit

The Humber region voted to leave the European Union and businesses now await the outcome of Brexit negotiations