Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles

August 2016

The Impact of Group Companies on Sentencing in Environmental, Corporate Manslaughter, Health & Safety and Food Safety and Food Hygiene Cases

The Impact of Group Companies on Sentencing in Environmental, Corporate Manslaughter, Health & Safety and Food Safety and Food Hygiene Cases

The Sentencing Council guidelines for sentencing The Sentencing Council has in recent years introduced new sentencing guidelines for Environmental, Co ...

FCA sends 'Dear CEO' letter summarising the findings of its thematic review of principals and their appointed representatives in the general insurance sector (TR16/6)

FCA sends 'Dear CEO' letter summarising the findings of its thematic review of principals and their appointed representatives in the general insurance sector (TR16/6)

We have considered the FCA's thematic review and the Dear CEO letter and set out a list of our thoughts and some practical steps that you should be co ...

Surveyors' Update - August 2016

Surveyors' Update - August 2016

Welcome to our Summer 2016 briefing. Our aim is to provide insight and comment across a range of current industry relevant topics. We plan to issue a ...

Section 57 | The Expansion of Fundamental Dishonesty in Personal Injury Claims

Section 57 | The Expansion of Fundamental Dishonesty in Personal Injury Claims

The phrase "Fundamental Dishonesty" is now well known to defendant insurers in respect of personal injury claims following the introduction of Qualifi ...

Section 117 Aftercare – The Changes At A Glance

Section 117 Aftercare – The Changes At A Glance

Section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) sets out the legal obligation on relevant Local Authorities and CCGs to provide aftercare to certain d ...

Netherlands - Camera surveillance and automatic number plate recognition by Dutch Tax Authority violates privacy

Netherlands - Camera surveillance and automatic number plate recognition by Dutch Tax Authority violates privacy

The Advocate-General of the Dutch Supreme Court recently gave its Opinion (as defined below) on the undertaking of camera surveillance and automatic n ...

Insurance Act 2015 comes into force today

Insurance Act 2015 comes into force today

The Insurance Act 2015 comes into force today, 12 August 2016. Please click the below image to access the interactive timeline featuring key legislati ...

Court of Protection Case Management and Section 49 Reports Pilots – Practical Impact

Court of Protection Case Management and Section 49 Reports Pilots – Practical Impact

From 1 September 2016 onwards, Court of Protection cases (excluding serious medical treatment, deprivation of liberty and uncontested applications) wi ...

Matthew Wescott contributes article to Young Arbitration Review

Matthew Wescott contributes article to Young Arbitration Review

Partner Matthew Wescott has contributed an article, 'Quod Me Nurit Me Destruit - London as a centre for international arbitration and the threat to th ...

Mortgage Express - Prove it or lose it!

Mortgage Express - Prove it or lose it!

Mortgage Express v Countrywide Surveyors (2016) EWHC 1830 (Ch) -  Having established liability for 39 buy to let mortgages made in reliance on inaccur ...