Court condemns Facebook’s use of personal data
After a lengthy battle with the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (FGCO) regarding Facebook’s data protection policies, the Berlin Regional Court (BRC) has found that Facebook’s use of its users’ data was illegal. Facebook had failed to obtain consent to use personal data for their advertising purposes, according to the BRC. The social media giant’s failure to […]Read more
Death of a sole director/shareholder: What happens next?
When a sole director/shareholder dies, his or her shares automatically pass to their personal representatives (PR’s). These are the Executors (if there is a valid Will), or the Administrators of his or her Estate (if the shareholder dies intestate), under section 773 of the Companies Act 2006. This makes the PR (or whomever they elect […]Read more