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July 2017

Fixed Recoverable Costs – the next chapter?

Fixed Recoverable Costs – the next chapter?

On 11th November 2016, the Lord Chief Justice and the Master of the Rolls commissioned Lord Justice Jackson to carry out a further review and to devel ...

Fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence - a call for collaboration

Fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence - a call for collaboration

Lord Justice Jackson has today published his report "Review of civil litigation costs: supplemental report, fixed recoverable costs". His report looke ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Avoid a Void Payment

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Avoid a Void Payment

Pursuant to the Insolvency Act 1986 a company's liquidator can recover any of the company's property that is transferred after the date on which a win ...

Article 50: Definitive or debatable?

Article 50: Definitive or debatable?

In the first of a series on the constitutional aspects of withdrawal from the EU, Alexandra von Westernhagen, an EU/Competition consultant in DAC Beac ...

The European (Withdrawal Bill) 2017

The European (Withdrawal Bill) 2017

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 ends the supremacy of European Union (EU) law in UK law and converts EU law as it stands at the moment of ex ...

ICO publishes blog on ransomware, including top tips on prevention and recovery

ICO publishes blog on ransomware, including top tips on prevention and recovery

In May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") will come into force and contains a similar principle to that of the DPA, but also includ ...

The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport publishes Cyber Security Breaches Survey

The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport publishes Cyber Security Breaches Survey

The big cyber news over the last few months is the rise of ransomware and the global outbreak of the WannaCry worm and its impact on NHS services acro ...

Cyber risks - Aggregation vs diversification

Cyber risks - Aggregation vs diversification

Many of us have thought or heard that cyber risk is the new natural catastrophe (Nat Cat). While this may be the case for some insureds, others have v ...

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - July 2017

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - July 2017

We are delighted to share Closing the Gap: Insuring your business against cyber threats with you. Launched last month, this report, produced by Lloyd' ...

Case summary: expectations of standards of care

Case summary: expectations of standards of care

The recent Court of Appeal case of FB (by her mother and litigation friend WAC) v Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 334 considered ...