Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Recoverability of inquest costs – what constitutes an ‘admission’?

Recoverability of inquest costs – what constitutes an ‘admission’?

In this article we look at the recent case of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service v. Veevers [2020] EWHC 2550 (Comm) which is the latest case t ...

Annual return filing deadline extended for Irish companies

Annual return filing deadline extended for Irish companies

The Companies Registration Office (the “CRO”) has announced that any company with an annual return date falling on or after 30 September 2020 will be ...

Covid-19 Business Interruption – Loss means physical deprivation of property

Covid-19 Business Interruption – Loss means physical deprivation of property

The Commercial Court has today ruled that temporary loss of use of premises as a result of Covid-19 lockdown measures does not trigger cover under a s ...

Beauty and the Brand: Drafting contracts for the commercial use of someone's likeness

Beauty and the Brand: Drafting contracts for the commercial use of someone's likeness

Following a brief introduction to the contractual ecosystem, the piece provides commentary on how to approach drafting provisions which concern the fo ...

The Workspace of the Future

The Workspace of the Future

2020 will likely be remembered for its unprecedented disruption to the way we work, learn, travel, and socialise. In an attempt to mitigate the spread ...

Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) Successes

Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) Successes

Following on from our recent session on Automatic Number Plate Recognition (“ANPR”) at our Vehicle Hire & Damage Conference where we discussed var ...

D&O and FI Newsletter  -  Autumn 2020

D&O and FI Newsletter - Autumn 2020

Strictly Boardroom – why dancing around issues of diversity and inclusion is a risk for D&Os Two events have defined 2020: Covid-19 and the ...

Strictly Boardroom – why dancing around issues of diversity and inclusion is a risk for D&Os

Strictly Boardroom – why dancing around issues of diversity and inclusion is a risk for D&Os

Two events have defined 2020: Covid-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement. Whilst these events have tragedy at their core, they have brought into sha ...

Boohoo - A tearful lesson on supply chain ethics?

Boohoo - A tearful lesson on supply chain ethics?

On 24 September 2020, Alison Levitt QC published her independent report into the fashion giant, Boohoo PLC. This followed investigations and a report ...

Tesco Shareholder Litigation settles: a sign of the complexities of bringing securities class actions under s90A FSMA?

Tesco Shareholder Litigation settles: a sign of the complexities of bringing securities class actions under s90A FSMA?

October 2020 was all set for the first ever trial of claims brought by shareholder groups under Section 90A Financial Services and Markets Act 2020 (F ...