Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Morrisons Reigns Supreme

Morrisons Reigns Supreme

The Supreme Court has today upheld Morrisons’ appeal and ruled that it is not vicariously liable for the actions of its rogue employee, Mr Andrew Skel ...

Massive failure in Power Grid causes blackout in Argentina and Uruguay, leaving tens of millions of people with no power.

Massive failure in Power Grid causes blackout in Argentina and Uruguay, leaving tens of millions of people with no power.

Power has now been restored to much of Argentina and Uruguay following an unexplained failure in the electrical interconnection system of both countri ...

Cyber and Information Law Newsletter: Issue 1 - Guidance

Cyber and Information Law Newsletter: Issue 1 - Guidance

New ICO guidance on controllers, processors and joint controller – what has changed?  The ICO produced guidance in 2014 to assist organisations in det ...

Cyber and Information Law Newsletter: Issue 1 - Enforcement

Cyber and Information Law Newsletter: Issue 1 - Enforcement

French data protection regulator fines Google 50 million euros for GDPR breaches On 21 January 2019 the data protection regulator in France (Commissio ...

Cyber and Information Law Newsletter: Issue 1 - Cyber and Data Breaches

Cyber and Information Law Newsletter: Issue 1 - Cyber and Data Breaches

The demise of success fees: taking back control of privacy claims In a welcome move for defendants, the CFA regime for privacy claims finally caught u ...

Cyber and Information Law Newsletter: Issue 1 - General Information

Cyber and Information Law Newsletter: Issue 1 - General Information

Japan granted an Adequacy Decision  On 23 January 2019, the European Commission adopted its adequacy decision on Japan, meaning that companies can now ...

DAC Beachcroft's EU Breach Notification Heat Map: A divided Europe

DAC Beachcroft's EU Breach Notification Heat Map: A divided Europe

Leading up to the General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) implementation, one of the most widely anticipated changes were the breach notification ...

Cyber, conflict and cover: time for a re-think?

Cyber, conflict and cover: time for a re-think?

Cyber warfare is being openly discussed, with both offensive and defensive cyber capabilities featuring in national cybersecurity strategies. This pos ...

50 predictions: Cyber and Data Risk

50 predictions: Cyber and Data Risk

Cumulative legal costs in data theft and privacy claims will be a significant exposure for insurers Litigation and compensation claims following data ...

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter – July 2018

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter – July 2018

The last few weeks have seen data protection laws radically overhauled in the UK and across Europe. The long-awaited General Data Protection Regulatio ...