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Big Data – Are you free to innovate?

What can you use it for? How do you manage it? Who owns the data?

Big data has been discussed almost ad nauseum. But why does it matter and have you achieved clarity about the legal implications of compiling, using and sharing big data sets?

HMRC, Tesco, Coca-Cola, General Electric, Ford and Intel and a host of other organisations including insurers, banks and those within the public sector have all implemented and are benefitting from effective big data analytics and management strategies.

Join us for breakfast and registration from 8am, before the free one hour seminar starts promptly at 8.30am (8.45am in London)


Event date Event location Link to registration form
01 Oct 2013 Pinsent Masons, 123 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5EA PAST EVENT
02 Oct 2013 Pinsent Masons, 1 Park Row, Leeds, LS1 5AB PAST EVENT
08 Oct 2013 Pinsent Masons, Third floor, Quay 2, 139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QG PAST EVENT
10 Oct 2013 Pinsent Masons, 3 Hardman Street, Manchester, M3 3AU PAST EVENT
10 Oct 2013 Pinsent Masons, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London, EC2A 4ES PAST EVENT
15 Oct 2013 Pinsent Masons LLP, 30 Crown Place, London EC2A 4ES - repeat PAST EVENT
17 Oct 2013 Pinsent Masons, 3 Colmore Circus, Birmingham, B4 6BH PAST EVENT

Our autumn Out-Law Breakfast Seminars will consider market leading examples and raise the level of discussion on three key areas of concern:

1. What can you use it for and how can you maximise its value?

Big data analytics is currently used to:

• improve the quality of products and services
• enable infrastructure and machinery which businesses depend on to adapt continually and
  improve efficiency
• improve the performance of employees
• better understand customers
• reduce liability risks
• inform usage based insurance
• improve public sector resourcing and effectiveness
• inform IT systems and data security, but...

2. Who owns the data?

Access to and use of data are restricted by many laws. Rules governing:

• content subject to intellectual property and database rights  
• use of 'personal data' under data protection laws
• protection against breaches of confidence
• competition law, and
• laws designed to protect individuals against discrimination

  all need to be considered before acting on big data insights, and...

3. How can you manage it and avoid negative regulatory and liability implications?


Come hear our legal solutions.

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