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Judgment on FCA business interruption litigation

Judgment on FCA business interruption litigation

The Court has this morning delivered the keenly awaited Judgment in the FCA Test Case litigation concerning COVID-19 Business Interruption claims.  Th ...

New Capital Rules about Insurance Linked Securities and Subordinated Debt

New Capital Rules about Insurance Linked Securities and Subordinated Debt

Two new regulations to be issued in Brazil intend to get the insurance and reinsurance markets closer to the capital market, providing more capital an ...

Nuevas reglas de capital sobre valores vinculados a seguros y deuda subordinada

Nuevas reglas de capital sobre valores vinculados a seguros y deuda subordinada

Dos nuevas normativas que se emitirán prontamente en Brasil pretenden acercar a los mercados de seguros y reaseguros al mercado de capitales, proporci ...

Accountancy Interpretation of Public Sector Leasing Arrangements

Accountancy Interpretation of Public Sector Leasing Arrangements

Following a two week trial in the Commercial Court, in which DAC Beachcroft acted for the successful Defendant – the Isle of Wight Council, the Court ...

FRC sanctions against KPMG offer clues as to its approach towards enforcement generally

FRC sanctions against KPMG offer clues as to its approach towards enforcement generally

While the headlines are dominated by COVID-19, the world of Public Interest Entity ("PIE") audit takes a back seat.  However, the two are interlinked. ...

Bounce Back Loan Scheme - Welcome news for start-ups and small businesses

Bounce Back Loan Scheme - Welcome news for start-ups and small businesses

Rishi Sunak has now announced a new scheme aimed at helping small and scaling businesses through the C-19 crisis. The microloan scheme, which will be ...

FCA conduct expectations of general insurance firms in the light of COVID-19

FCA conduct expectations of general insurance firms in the light of COVID-19

The FCA, like the rest of us, is settling in to the new normal imposed by COVID-19.  As part of this, the FCA’s guidance (there have been no material ...

Future Fund – Further Government support for UK businesses

Future Fund – Further Government support for UK businesses

The Government have outlined a new future funding scheme that will begin in May 2020 this scheme will provide loans of between £125,000 and £5 million ...

D&O and FI newsletter - Spring 2020

D&O and FI newsletter - Spring 2020

There is now a “dominant purpose” test for legal advice privilege – some practical points in the corporate and D&O context ‘Litigation’ pri ...

Information Commissioner Office – enforcement action for nuisance calls and emails

Information Commissioner Office – enforcement action for nuisance calls and emails

The ICO continues to focus on Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) and marketing calls and emails.