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How do we take proactive steps to protect our privacy and reputation online?

Even with the best advice, the effect of different jurisdictions and viral circulation can limit the effect of legal tactics. This means it is vital to take proactive steps to guard against reputation and privacy harm online before it happens.

Preparing for the other side of lockdown

Much will change in the new normal, and four areas are emerging as key to avoiding harm to the reputation on the other side. Planning for them now will reduce the risk of harm later.

What do I do if we're being investigated?

This article looks at the issues faced by organisations and individuals who are facing calls for an investigation, for example from a regulator or official bodies, or who find themselves being pursued by those investigations.

What do I do if I return negative due diligence results?

Flags and negative statements on due diligence databases can have a catastrophic effect on the ability to bank and trade freely for individuals and businesses. Here we look at how to handle challenges to a reputation with the financial community owing to compliance issues being raised.

The right to be forgotten: Have we become… forgetful?

At a recent event, we were asked how a data subject’s right to erasure (right to be forgotten) under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impacted internet search engines other than Google, such as Bing and Yahoo. That question, including the fact that it was asked, raises a number of issues that we discuss in this article.

Stocker v Stocker: Supreme Court decision on meaning

The Supreme Court rejected the Court of Appeal's interpretation of the comment “he tried to strangle me” posted by the Defendant about her ex-husband to his new partner's Facebook page.