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Private Client & Offshore Services

09 January 2020
Charlotte Brown Guernsey's data protection regime – shifting attitudes

Guernsey - Ogier

A shift in Guernsey's corporate and individual attitude towards the misuse of data is now central to the Office of the Data Protection Authority's (ODPA's) future approach to governance and enforcement in Guernsey. This article rounds up the key issues which the ODPA has communicated and which will dictate its approach, including changes in workplace culture and the delayed introduction of the self-funded charging system.

Author: Charlotte Brown
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Nic Journeaux Slowly getting to grips with unjust enrichment and Jersey's legal 'hot potatoes'

Jersey - Ogier

A long-running Jersey fraud case illustrates the difficult task that the Channel Island courts sometimes have in comparing and distinguishing between developed principles of English law and foundational elements of the islands' customary law. The case tackles two Jersey law 'hot potatoes': the question of the rights between wrongdoers to claim an indemnity or contribution outside the scope of the limited statutory scheme between joint tortfeasors and the extent and nature of the doctrine of unjust enrichment under Jersey law.

Author: Nic Journeaux
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