The GC Collective collection offers insight and comment for General Counsels (GCs) and in-house legal teams.
We advise insurers and reinsurers on the regulation affecting their solvency capital requirements, and how capital may be deployed once raised. Since 1 January 2016 this has been governed in the EU by the Solvency II Directive, its subordinate legislation associated guidance from EIOPA and compliant member-state regulation.
We also advise asset managers and investment funds looking to attract insurance companies as investors, looking at how the securities they offer would be capital-weighted under the Solvency II standard risk model.
Following the publication of its feedback statement in April 2016, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has now published final versions of a number of documents, including the UK Corporate Governance Code (the Code), its Guidance on Audit…
Private companies do not have to appoint a secretary unless their articles of association require them to, although larger private companies would often choose to appoint one. A public limited company must have a secretary.
Cyber security is an issue for most individuals and all sizes of organisation, and within organisations it is now generally accepted that it should be a board-level matter, and not one for the IT department to tackle alone.
10 points on what the Chief Legal Officer wants from their external Counsel by guest author, Ian White.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made headlines in 2014 when she stated “the world is a mess”, in reference to the simultaneous eruption of conflicts and civil unrest all over the globe.
DAC Beachcroft’s London Corporate team and the Governance Advisory Practice have produced the UK chapter of the multi-jurisdictional guide to Corporate Governance and Directors’ Duties for the prestigious publication Practical Law .
Solvency II has made target valuation more complex and more critically important at a crucial time in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) cycle. The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has also raised the stakes – not necessarily in the way you…
Industry leaders need to step up to the plate, show leadership and engage with a major new arson-prevention initiative.
A revolution is sweeping the world of transport, a revolution that will see people and goods transported by road, sea and air without the assistance of human beings. Fantasy? Generations away? Not according to a panel of experts at DAC Beachcroft.