What's in an indemnity anyway? - Kit Burden provides an informative overview of the use of indemnities in IT and outsourcing contracts, including guidance on what to look out for when drafting or negotiating these clauses.

Outsourcing tips: Outsourcing and financial services in Italy - This article introduces recent regulations from the Bank of Italy concerning outsourcing agreements and bank supervision.

Government proposals for reform of TUPE - A concise appraisal of the impending reform of TUPE in response to the Government's consultation earlier this year.

Europe drives for European-based cloud network following US spy incident - Will the EU take the opportunity to create a Europe-based cloud computing network in the wake of difficulties across the US?

Maximum utility: Big Data in the energy sector - The collection and analysis of large and complex data sets to find new uses and gain commercial advantage is becoming increasingly relevant in the utilities sector. Mark O'Conor and Gareth Stokes consider the legal implications.

Personal data processing issues in Bratislava - Michaella Stessl discusses new rules governing personal data protection, which came into force on 1 July 2013.