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Peta-Anne Barrow

Peta-Anne Barrow Peta-Anne Barrow is a Special International Labor and Employment Counsel in the Labor & Employment Law Department, resident in the London office. Peta-Anne has extensive labor and employment law experience in the UK and internationally.Contentious work includes Employment Tribunal claims such as unfair dismissal and unlawful discrimination and High Court proceedings such as the enforcement of restrictive covenants and bonus disputes.

Posts by Peta-Anne Barrow

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office Seeks Views on Privacy Seals

Posted in Data Privacy Laws

The European Commission’s revised data protection framework proposals include provisions intended to encourage the use of data protection privacy seals, certification mechanisms and trust marks.  These provisions would allow data subjects to instantly assess the privacy standards applied by data controllers and processors, thereby providing the comfort that data subjects often seek.  The UK Information… Continue Reading

The Right To Be Forgotten

Posted in Articles

On 25 January 2012, the European Commission published a proposed new data protection framework for the E.U. The new framework, unlike the current one, is to provide a consistent and harmonised set of rules for all 27 E.U. member states. One of the main objectives of the new framework is to better ensure that individuals know… Continue Reading

EC Proposal For New Data Protection Regulation

Posted in Data Privacy Laws, European Union

The European Commission (the “EC”) has announced its anticipated comprehensive reform of EU data protection rules, intended to strengthen online privacy rights and boost Europe’s digital economy. The proposal is intended to update and modernize the principles enshrined in the 1995 Data Protection Directive. If approved, unlike the current rules which give each of the 27… Continue Reading