Foxrock Academy: Commercial & Current Affairs Awareness Quiz – August 2020

Foxrock Academy Corporate Awareness Quiz

This is the second in our monthly series of quizzes which aim to test your knowledge of the type of topics that come up in casual legal and business conversations. All of the answers to this quiz can be found in our Legal & Corporate News Roundup articles, so make sure you keep reading them…

Clock strikes twelve for TikTok

Clock strikes twelve for TikTok

Social media platform TikTok has made news headlines around the world recently, because Donald Trump has said that its U.S. operations must be sold to a “very American” company by 15 September, or it will be banned in the United States. In this article, we’ll take a brief look at what has led to this situation, what it means from a legal perspective, and consider what might happen next.

Foxrock Academy Insights: Schrems II, the importance of data protection, and the power of a law student

Schrems II

Last Thursday, 16 July 2020, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) issued a decision that will reportedly “impact nearly every business, small to large”. In this article we will outline: The history of the case (referred to interchangeably in legal circles as the “Privacy Shield case” and “Schrems II”).What the decision means from a legal…