Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Millie Bailey

Crypto Regulation: Cryptoassets to be included in the UK's Financial Promotion Regime

Crypto Regulation: Cryptoassets to be included in the UK's Financial Promotion Regime

Following HM Treasury’s Consultation Paper published in July 2020, it published a Consultation Response (the “Response”) on 18 January 2022. The Respo ...

Zi Wang v Graham Darby: Can cryptocurrencies be held on trust?

Zi Wang v Graham Darby: Can cryptocurrencies be held on trust?

The High Court addressed, for the first time, whether a cryptocurrency was held on trust in Zi Wang v Graham Darby [2021] EWHC 3054 (Comm). It is unde ...

SQUIDs in! Scammers pull the rug on Netflix inspired token

SQUIDs in! Scammers pull the rug on Netflix inspired token

The anonymous creators behind the Squid Game inspired cryptocurrency have made off with an estimated £2.48m after performing a “rug pull” scam on inve ...

DAC Beachcroft’s Cyber & Data Risk team succeeds in ground-breaking High Court decision, significantly reducing costs in low-value data breach claims

DAC Beachcroft’s Cyber & Data Risk team succeeds in ground-breaking High Court decision, significantly reducing costs in low-value data breach claims

On 17 November 2021, Master Thornett handed down his Judgment in Johnson v Eastlight Community Homes Ltd [2021] EWHC 3069 (QB ). DAC Beachcroft’s Cybe ...

Silent Cyber: What’s all the noise about?

Silent Cyber: What’s all the noise about?

Cyber-attacks in recent months have become increasingly prominent as threat actors have capitalised on the disruption of the Covid 19 pandemic on busi ...

Cyber Focus: Food manufacturing

Cyber Focus: Food manufacturing

The recent ransomware attack on the Brazilian meat processing company, JBS S.A. attributed to REvil / Sodinokibi is an example of both the wider wave ...

Leeds City Council & others -v- Barclays Bank Plc & another [2021] EWHC 363 (Comm)

Leeds City Council & others -v- Barclays Bank Plc & another [2021] EWHC 363 (Comm)

In this recent decision, the High Court considered how reliance, in a claim for misrepresentation against a bank, should be established and more parti ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Protection for Tenants Extended Until the End of the Year

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Protection for Tenants Extended Until the End of the Year

With England entering a second national lockdown, landlords should be reminded that existing restrictions on the ability to take enforcement action ag ...