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Published: 23 February 2017
Sector: Education

Higher Education Bulletin - February 2017

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In this month's edition:

Brexit fog starts to lift
The latest steps in the Brexit saga

“Serious Harm” in defamation cases
Universities’ exposure to defamation claims

Can 16-year-olds consent?
A discussion on when it may be required to obtain parental consent for processing data concerning students between the ages of 16 and 18

Electronic signatures of property contracts – here to stay?
Electronic signatures can be used for contracts and deeds but cannot be used for Land Registry documents

The Brexit Bill – focus on workforce issues for EEA staff
FAQs on the rights of EEA workers post-Brexit

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