Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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mayo 2016

Building the Northern Powerhouse - lessons from the Rhine-Ruhr and Randstad

Building the Northern Powerhouse - lessons from the Rhine-Ruhr and Randstad

The idea at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse is to increase the scale of the North of England, better linking cities together through transport im ...

Argentina - Proposed amendment to Argentinian Data Protection Act announced

Argentina - Proposed amendment to Argentinian Data Protection Act announced

As set out by the director of the Argentinian data protection authority in his 'Programa Jusicia 2020', (the Dirección Nacional de Protección de Datos ...

Law Commission publishes Interim Statement on Reforming the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Law Commission publishes Interim Statement on Reforming the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

The Law Commission has published an Interim Statement setting out its current thinking on reform of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) follo ...

Operation Tabernula: Has the FCA really shown more teeth than its predecessor?

Operation Tabernula: Has the FCA really shown more teeth than its predecessor?

The conviction and sentencing of former corporate brokers Martyn Dodgson and Andrew Hind in May 2016 brings the FCA’s largest and most complex insider ...

Contractual interpretation and penalties in the Financial List

Contractual interpretation and penalties in the Financial List

The Financial List has promptly disposed of a case regarding the construction of complex documents in a commercial mortgage-backed securitisation stru ...

Judge in Financial List dismisses application to strike out parts of misselling and LIBOR manipulation claim

Judge in Financial List dismisses application to strike out parts of misselling and LIBOR manipulation claim

Royal Bank of Scotland plc and National Westminster Bank plc (together "the Bank"), issued an application to strike out parts of a Claim, issued again ...

Court of Appeal considers consequences of unauthorised agents completing FCA related questionnaires

Court of Appeal considers consequences of unauthorised agents completing FCA related questionnaires

This Court of Appeal decision was an Appeal from a judgment of the Mercantile Court of the Manchester District Registry.  At first instance, the Claim ...

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - May 2016

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - May 2016

Government publishes Cyber Security Strategy 2016

GDPR - The Countdown Has Begun

GDPR - The Countdown Has Begun

The countdown has begun. On the 4 May, the General Data Protection Regulation, un-catchily named Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament a ...

SecureData: Cyber Threat Advisory Summary

SecureData: Cyber Threat Advisory Summary

Panda Banker – 29 April 2016 Some of the code behind the notorious Zeus banking trojan has been repurposed for a new malware campaign targeting victi ...