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Housebuilder tip of the month: Prescriptive Easements - avoidance tactics

Housebuilder tip of the month: Prescriptive Easements - avoidance tactics

Many housebuilders and landowners will be aware of the term “Prescriptive Easements”, but what exactly are they, how are they acquired and what you ca ...

Kier fined £4.4m after workers struck powerlines over the M6

Kier fined £4.4m after workers struck powerlines over the M6

Civil engineering firm Kier has been fined more than £4m after its staff twice struck overhead powerlines while working on the M6 motorway causing cab ...

Changes to HMRC Option to Tax Process – effective from 1 February 2023

Changes to HMRC Option to Tax Process – effective from 1 February 2023

Following a consultation period which ended on 28 November 2022, HMRC has confirmed that, from 1 February 2023, it will no longer issue letters acknow ...

AI in Healthcare Podcast Series

AI in Healthcare Podcast Series

We are pleased to launch a short series of two podcasts on AI in which we discuss with experts how the NHS is, today, using AI to improve its services ...

LMA publishes updated war and cyber operation exclusions

LMA publishes updated war and cyber operation exclusions

In the latest instalment regarding war exclusions, on 18 January 2023 the LMA published eight new clauses addressing war and cyber operations (LMA5564 ...

Cyber cat bond represents an important addition to insurer’s armoury against systemic risk

Cyber cat bond represents an important addition to insurer’s armoury against systemic risk

In a welcome innovation which has been positively received by the market, Beazley is the first insurer to launch a cyber catastrophe bond, according t ...

“Probably the most significant [GDPR] enforcement decision to date” – summary of Ireland’s recent Facebook and Instagram rulings

“Probably the most significant [GDPR] enforcement decision to date” – summary of Ireland’s recent Facebook and Instagram rulings

Earlier this month, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) published its final rulings against Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (“Meta”), for violat ...

NIS 2 Directive published as European Union strengthens cybersecurity frameworks

NIS 2 Directive published as European Union strengthens cybersecurity frameworks

Continued and increased risk of cyber incidents affecting critical infrastructure and generating significant financial losses has been at the forefron ...

2023: The Cyber & Data Risk Horizon

2023: The Cyber & Data Risk Horizon

Cyber & Data risks continue to be identified by various organisations as the key concern that they are facing as they move deeper into 2023. To ma ...

County Court grapples with low value data breach claims

County Court grapples with low value data breach claims

Avid readers of the trials and tribulations of low value data breach claims being pursued at great legal costs will be interested in the County Court’ ...