Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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July 2014

Banking & Finance Disputes Journal - July 2014

Banking & Finance Disputes Journal - July 2014

Supreme Court holds that bribes and secret commissions received by an agent are held on trust for the principal

Health Adviser Alert: Draft NMC Code of Conduct Published – Key Headlines and Impact - July 2014

Health Adviser Alert: Draft NMC Code of Conduct Published – Key Headlines and Impact - July 2014

The Nursing and Midwifery Council ('NMC') has launched the second phase of its public consultation on the new Code of Conduct for nurses and midwives ...

The Forgotten Clauses

The Forgotten Clauses

When drafting or reviewing an agreement, it is important to pay close attention to what you may regard as standard clauses, otherwise known as 'boiler ...

Insurance Adviser Alert: New changes to the Data Protection Act will prevent insurers from requiring criminal record checks from insureds

Insurance Adviser Alert: New changes to the Data Protection Act will prevent insurers from requiring criminal record checks from insureds

This article considers the changes to the Data Protection Act 1998, which will come into force on 1 December 2014, making it unlawful for insurers to ...

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - July 2014

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - July 2014

Data protection and privacy is only one element of cyber risk and there have been a number of recent public and private sector initiatives which highl ...

DAC Beachcroft Accountancy Alert: Shelter behind the corporate veil in Swynson Ltd and Hunt v Lodwick Rose (HMT) - July 2014

DAC Beachcroft Accountancy Alert: Shelter behind the corporate veil in Swynson Ltd and Hunt v Lodwick Rose (HMT) - July 2014

Mr Hunt the Second Claimant is/was an investor in small businesses, particularly those who are looking for cash injection because traditional sources ...

Corporate Adviser - July 2014

Corporate Adviser - July 2014

DAC Beachcroft's London Corporate team advised on more than 20 deals in the first 6 months of 2014 across sectors including insurance, health, real es ...

Business Immigration Alert: Changes to Employment Permits System in Ireland

Business Immigration Alert: Changes to Employment Permits System in Ireland

The Minister for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation (the "Minister") recently announced significant changes to the employment permits regime in Ireland wi ...

HMRC tax avoidance powers coming into force during July 2014 – increase in claims against professionals expected

HMRC tax avoidance powers coming into force during July 2014 – increase in claims against professionals expected

The Financial Times reported on 10 July 2014 that a "tsunami" of claims against professionals is being orchestrated by claimant solicitors and claims ...

Insurance Adviser Alert: Will India Finally Open for Insurance Business?

Insurance Adviser Alert: Will India Finally Open for Insurance Business?

The success of the BJP in the recent Indian general elections has raised expectations of liberalisation of Indian economic policy and a relaxation of ...