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D&O and FI Newsletter - Autumn 2019

D&O and FI Newsletter - Autumn 2019

FedEx securities class action following the NotPetya cyberattack - implications for D&O insurance   Cyber- security related incidents fr ...

Climate change for senior managers - Deadline for PRA risk management compliance passes

Climate change for senior managers - Deadline for PRA risk management compliance passes

Earlier this year, the Prudential Regulatory Authority (“PRA”) published a supervisory statement (SS3/19) entitled “Enhancing banks’ and insurers’ app ...

Class Actions in the English Courts – Update

Class Actions in the English Courts – Update

While class-actions are not (yet) a recognised key feature of the English legal system, as they are in the US or Australia, pressure is growing in the ...

Directors and Officers and Financial Institutions - Autumn 2018

Directors and Officers and Financial Institutions - Autumn 2018

DAC Beachcroft's D&O and FI newsletter features topical issues for our global clients and contacts INSIGHTS Senior managers must prepare for i ...

50 predictions: Directors’ & Officers’ and Financial Institutions

50 predictions: Directors’ & Officers’ and Financial Institutions

Responsibility for artificial intelligence will fall on the board Rapid technological development and artificial intelligence (AI) mean organisations ...

D&O and FI Newsletter - Spring 2018

D&O and FI Newsletter - Spring 2018

DAC Beachcroft's D&O and FI newsletter features topical issues for our global clients and contacts Please click on the headings below to read more ...

A duty to speak, or is silence golden?

A duty to speak, or is silence golden?

Insurers are often reluctant to reserve their rights due to legitimate concerns that such a reservation may destabilise their relationship with the in ...

HMRC Guidance on Criminal Finance Act

HMRC Guidance on Criminal Finance Act

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 ("the Act"), which came into force on 30 September 2017, gave the UK government enhanced powers to tackle tax evasion, ...

Cyber protocol – New York

Cyber protocol – New York

The New York Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS"), which is responsible for the regulation of banks, insurers and other financial institutions t ...

Barclays Criminal Charges

Barclays Criminal Charges

In July 2017, the SFO brought criminal charges against Barclays Bank and four of its former directors - John Varley, Richard Boath, Tom Kalaris and Ro ...