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D&O and FI Newsletter - Spring 2021

D&O and FI Newsletter - Spring 2021

NatWest’s dirty laundry: will the directors be hung out to dry?                                                                                  ...

Proposal To Increase Court Fees

Proposal To Increase Court Fees

The Ministry of Justice have opened a public consultation which ends on 17 May 2021, proposing to increase a number of selected court fees as well as ...

The draft EU AI Regulation – what you need to know

The draft EU AI Regulation – what you need to know

There is a new legislative regime on the horizon; one which has been coming for a while now - as authorities worldwide have considered whether and how ...

New Personal Injuries Guidelines in Republic of Ireland

New Personal Injuries Guidelines in Republic of Ireland

New Judicial Guidelines for personal injuries awards in the Republic of Ireland will apply from 24th April. The Guidelines will dramatically reduce th ...

No contract, no duty of care                                                                                                             Multiplex v Bathgate & others [2021] EWHC 590 (TCC)

No contract, no duty of care Multiplex v Bathgate & others [2021] EWHC 590 (TCC)

No contract, no duty of care Multiplex v Bathgate & others [2021] EWHC 590 (TCC) This judgment provides more certainty for insurers in terms of as ...

Urbexing: a risky new trend for property owners, developers and contractors

Urbexing: a risky new trend for property owners, developers and contractors

A concerning popular trend is the increasing phenomenon of “urban exploring” or “urbexing”, which has been on the rise since the start of the pandemic ...

Solicitors’ cyber cover – going quietly?

Solicitors’ cyber cover – going quietly?

Potential changes to the scope of cover for cyber-related claims Never before has the legal profession relied so heavily on its IT systems as it has s ...

The EVER GIVEN - The Cargo Perspective

The EVER GIVEN - The Cargo Perspective

A week since the 400m-long EVER GIVEN boxship first became wedged in the Suez Canal, blocking one of the key arteries of the international supply chai ...

Insurance brokers and vulnerable customers; updated FCA Guidance

Insurance brokers and vulnerable customers; updated FCA Guidance

An insurance broker’s primary duty is to ascertain a particular client’s insurance needs and then advise on and procure suitable insurance cover to ma ...

Qualified One Way Costs Shifting (QOCS)

Qualified One Way Costs Shifting (QOCS)

The Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018, and more particularly, Section 8 will be commenced on 30 June 2021, bringin ...