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November 2017

D&O and FI Newsletter - Autumn 2017

D&O and FI Newsletter - Autumn 2017

DAC Beachcroft's D&O and FI newsletter features topical issues for our global clients and contacts. Please click on the headings below to read mor ...

Paradise Papers

Paradise Papers

The Paradise Papers leak in November was an investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists which sought to expose how poli ...

MasterCard

MasterCard

Following the European Commission decision in December 2007, which decided that interchange fees charged by MasterCard were anti-competitive, an indiv ...

Barclays Criminal Charges

Barclays Criminal Charges

In July 2017, the SFO brought criminal charges against Barclays Bank and four of its former directors - John Varley, Richard Boath, Tom Kalaris and Ro ...

Cyber protocol – New York

Cyber protocol – New York

The New York Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS"), which is responsible for the regulation of banks, insurers and other financial institutions t ...

D&O – Peru

D&O – Peru

Graña & Montero (G&M), one of the largest construction companies in Peru, has been experiencing a serious crisis since the last half of 2016, ...

Misrepresentation and Insider Trading – Brazil

Misrepresentation and Insider Trading – Brazil

Earlier this year, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice decided there should be no coverage under a D&O insurance policy due to (i) the policyh ...

Ireland – FSA changes limitation periods

Ireland – FSA changes limitation periods

Enacted in July of this year, the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland (Amendment) Act 2017 contains significant and far reaching ...

SUSEP new circular – Brazil

SUSEP new circular – Brazil

On 24 May 2017, SUSEP published Circular no. 553/2017 containing the general regulation applicable to Civil Liability Insurances of Legal Entity Offic ...

D&O for public officers – Colombia

D&O for public officers – Colombia

As D&O insurance gains popularity in Colombia and significant growth is forecast, this article provides a summary for insurers of the issues that ...