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May 2019

Overseas Production Orders – UK law enforcement agencies have new powers to compel disclosure of electronic data stored abroad (well, not quite yet)

Overseas Production Orders – UK law enforcement agencies have new powers to compel disclosure of electronic data stored abroad (well, not quite yet)

On 12 February 2019, the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 came into force.  Its aim is to assist law enforcement agencies speed up the proc ...

D&O and FI Newsletter - May 2019

D&O and FI Newsletter - May 2019

 DAC Beachcroft's D&O and FI newsletter features topical issues for our global clients and contacts.   Court of Appeal rejects novel arguments ...

Key Developments in Pensions: March to April 2019

Key Developments in Pensions: March to April 2019

A report detailing recent key developments in Pensions.  

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Adverse Possession – Paving the way?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Adverse Possession – Paving the way?

It is widely regarded that fencing land is an essential ingredient to establish adverse possession, but a recent Court of Appeal case has held that th ...

Green light for disrepair claims? – The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

Green light for disrepair claims? – The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

The Homes Act 2018 which came into force two months ago has far reaching consequences for all providers of social housing. The act supplements the Lan ...

Notification of circumstances – clarification from the Court of Appeal  Euro Pools Plc v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc [2019] EWCA Civ 808

Notification of circumstances – clarification from the Court of Appeal Euro Pools Plc v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc [2019] EWCA Civ 808

The Court of Appeal has examined a notification of circumstances which “might reasonably be expected to produce a Claim” in its recent decision in Eur ...

Replacing the DoLS regime - End in sight?

Replacing the DoLS regime - End in sight?

The long road to replacing the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) has just passed another major milestone, with the legislative framewor ...

FCA Business Plan: What we can expect in the year ahead

FCA Business Plan: What we can expect in the year ahead

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently published its 2019/2020 Business Plan outlining its key priorities and planned activities for the y ...

Lower threshold for suicide conclusions upheld by Court of Appeal

Lower threshold for suicide conclusions upheld by Court of Appeal

Before July 2018, it had been settled law going back decades that coroners/juries had to be ‘sure’ that the deceased intended their actions to result ...

Employment Matters - May 2019

Employment Matters - May 2019

DAC Beachcroft's Employment Matters focuses on some of the most interesting cases and events occurring within the Employment Law sector.