The Law Commission has stated that electronic signatures have legal force to execute contracts, as long as the usual rules and formalities are met.
The launch of centralised hubs to dispense justice to defendants charged with “victimless offences” is proving successful. According to the government, hubs in Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent are dealing with a large volume of cases more quickly under the Single Justice Procedure, instituted in 2015.
French President, Emmanuel Macron might have emerged as the superstar of digital taxes after the recent G7 meetings, but the UK is catching up, with provisions that will divide the British technological, financial, and legal landscape.
As of September, when copyright owners want to make a manual claim to monetise videos their work has been used in, they cannot make that claim for very short uses of the music or unintentional use. Instead, they can stop the creator from monetising the video, or block the video.