Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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December 2015

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - December 2015

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - December 2015

David Cameron presented the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) to Parliament last month. He reported that the ...

Information Security and Data Protection Newsletter - December 2015

Information Security and Data Protection Newsletter - December 2015

At this time of year it is traditional to look back over the last 12 months and do some crystal ball gazing for the year ahead. 2015 has most definite ...

Portal claims and pre-med offers – Gavin Edmondson Solicitors Limited v Haven Insurance Company Limited

Portal claims and pre-med offers – Gavin Edmondson Solicitors Limited v Haven Insurance Company Limited

The question of whether costs are payable in Portal claims where solicitors are instructed to submit the claims, but settlement is reached directly wi ...

Agile working at DAC Beachcroft

Agile working at DAC Beachcroft

In 2015, DAC Beachcroft opened its first agile office in Leeds. Agile working is a modern way of working that uses office space more effectively to in ...

Health and social care integration report: Mergers and acquisitions

Health and social care integration report: Mergers and acquisitions

The vast majority of survey respondents and interviewees believe that mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are not the only way to drive integration. I ...

The FSCS perspective on HMRC's accelerated payment notices campaign

The FSCS perspective on HMRC's accelerated payment notices campaign

The latest on HMRC's 'clamp down' on tax avoidance, including news on how the Financial Services Compensation Scheme represents another area of exposu ...

Regulation round up

Regulation round up

FRC 2016/19 Strategy The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) announced its 2016/19 strategy on 28 October 2015, outlining its priority areas for the nex ...

For in-house counsel: practical implications of managing litigation

For in-house counsel: practical implications of managing litigation

The Jackson reforms were aimed at increasing the efficiency and reducing the costs of litigation. Since the implementation of the reforms on 1 April 2 ...

Claims against trustees in bankruptcies and the trustees' duty to the bankrupt

Claims against trustees in bankruptcies and the trustees' duty to the bankrupt

The recent case of Oraki v Bramston and Defty [2015] EWHC 2046 (Ch) concerned former bankrupts' claims of professional negligence against their former ...

No continuing contractual duty to correct investment advice

No continuing contractual duty to correct investment advice

The recent High Court decision in Worthing and Another v Lloyds Bank Plc [2015] EWHC 2836 (QB), provides helpful guidance on the issue of continuing d ...