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D&O and FI Newsletter - Spring 2018

Published 29 May 2018

DAC Beachcroft's D&O and FI newsletter features topical issues for our global clients and contacts

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First prosecution for failing to prevent bribery Collective redress takes another step forward A favourable decision on litigation privilege and regulatory investigation - ENRC reconsidered in Bilta
The rights of third parties in criminal and regulatory proceedings Instant Access Properties Limited (in liquidation) v Bradley Rosser and Others [2018] EWHC 756 (Ch) Bridging the gap between the SIMR and SM&CR
SMEs face increase in data protection and privacy claims

Market News

SFO investigations - D&O insurers counting the cost
Personal Data: the new oil and its toxic legacy under the General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation, which came into force on 25 May 2018, represents a seminal moment in the history of European privacy rights and data protection. The GDPR ushers in significant financial sanctions, rights of compensation and group litigation mechanisms.

During the past 18 months, DAC Beachcroft has conducted a study into how these GDPR measures will change the compensation and regulatory sanctions regime across Member States. Contributions were obtained from data protection experts across all 28 Member States.

The report offers insights into which European countries will face the greatest changes as a result of the GDPR. The report also reveals that over 80% of countries expect compensation claims for data protection breaches to increase from May 2018. Click here to download a copy of the report.
LatAm Quarterly Update – April 2018
DAC Beachcroft's LatAm Quarterly Newsletter discusses topical news and issues in Latin America. Please click here to read the newsletter.
Data Breach Response Planner
DAC Beachcroft is producing a new Breach Response Planner, which will allow organisations, large or small, to have a comprehensive plan in the event of a data breach. The planner will be launched in the coming months. If you would like further details in the meantime, please contact us.

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William Allison

William Allison

London - Walbrook

+44 (0) 20 7894 6440

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