Data protection considerations in Cloud-based ERP systems

In Part 5 of our six-part series on cloud-based ERP Projects, our specialist team of lawyers look at the key data protection considerations for a cloud-based ERP system. The procurement of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is often a high priority and intensive task given the nature of the system and its strategic importance to…

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To Hull and Back: TCC considers whether adjudication decisions regarding EfW plant contract can be enforced

Engie v MW High Tech Projects[1] is the latest in a long line of cases arising from the construction and/or operation of Energy from Waste (EfW) plants. In this case, O’Farrell J has ruled that adjudicators’ awards cannot be enforced due to an exclusion in the Construction Act  in respect of power generation activities. The…

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Stop right there: the new insolvency moratorium and adjudication

Author: Michael Comba The effect of the moratorium provisions of the Corporate Governance and Insolvency Act 2020 and adjudication. Insolvency, not COVID-19, is promising to be adjudication’s hot topic for 2020. Following the landmark judgment in Bresco, the recently passed Corporate Governance and Insolvency Act 2020 (the “Act”) raises yet more questions for when dealing…

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Sharpe Pritchard Senior Associate featured in the Construction Law Review 2020-21

Author(s): Juli Lau, Michael Comba Juli Lau, a Senior Associate at Sharpe Pritchard, and Michael Comba, Trainee Solicitor, have contributed an article to the 2020-21 edition of the Construction Law Review. Juli and Michael’s article, Navigating PFI contracts in 2020: managing PFI/PPP contracts in a crisis, considers how to manage PFI contracts in the aftermath…

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Waterfall vs Agile Implementation for ERP Projects

In Part 4 of our six-part series on cloud-based ERP Projects, our specialist team of lawyers look at how to get the implementation phase right, and the difference between waterfall and agile implementation approaches. Implementation approach: getting it right first time. If you’re about to embark on implementing a cloud ERP system, you will need…

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Schrems II: EU-US Privacy Shield is invalid

On 16 July, the EU Court of Justice handed down its much anticipated ruling in Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Limited, Maximillian Schrems (Case C-311/1) – otherwise known as “Schrems II”. The ruling represents a significant milestone for EU and US data transfers. Under the GDPR, the transfer of personal data to a country outside…

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