Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Graham Briggs

How will Covid-19 impact D&O claims?

How will Covid-19 impact D&O claims?

The economic uncertainty for companies caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has placed a heavy burden on directors. That burden of responsibility is set to ...

Is the Employment Tribunal a Court?  Insurers can be named in Employment Tribunal proceedings in place of insolvent insureds

Is the Employment Tribunal a Court? Insurers can be named in Employment Tribunal proceedings in place of insolvent insureds

The Court of Appeal has held that the meaning of “court” in the context of Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 (“the Act”) includes an Em ...

COVID-19: Implications for insurance brokers

COVID-19: Implications for insurance brokers

The Covid-19 pandemic will have far reaching effects on almost all businesses, but insurance brokers will continue to help their clients navigate thro ...

 Members behaving badly - the importance of D&O insurance for Clubs and Not-for-Profit organisations

Members behaving badly - the importance of D&O insurance for Clubs and Not-for-Profit organisations

Directors’ & Officers’ insurance cover is a core aspect of risk management not just for large multinationals, but also small and medium-sized ente ...

Broking risks in a hard and complex market

Broking risks in a hard and complex market

A significant contraction in capacity in certain commercial lines, together with hardening rates, may be stirring up a toxic cocktail of risks for com ...

Are SMEs leaving the door ajar allowing cyber-criminals to sneak in?

Are SMEs leaving the door ajar allowing cyber-criminals to sneak in?

It has been well publicised that cyber-attacks have increased dramatically in recent years and that small and medium-sized enterprises (“SMEs”) in par ...

Lettings Agents beware : after criminal sanctions imposed

Lettings Agents beware : after criminal sanctions imposed

The licencing requirements impacting on houses in multiple occupation is a complicated affair, particularly as they are often subject to regional vari ...

SMEs face increase in data protection and privacy claims

SMEs face increase in data protection and privacy claims

It is well publicised that there has been an upward trend of data protection and privacy claims in recent years. This is due in part to an increase in ...