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mayo 2018

Compensation claims under the GDPR - an overview of the brewing storm

Compensation claims under the GDPR - an overview of the brewing storm

Breach response under the GDPR As readers of this newsletter will probably be aware, the much discussed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came ...

Cash Retentions: Who do they really help?

Cash Retentions: Who do they really help?

Government Consultations, proposed parliamentary bills and the collapse of Carillion have put cash retention in the construction industry firmly in th ...

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 ...

First CPS prosecution for failing to prevent bribery

First CPS prosecution for failing to prevent bribery

The Crown Prosecution Service ("CPS") has brought the first successful prosecution in a contested case for the corporate offence of failing to prevent ...

Collective redress takes another step forward

Collective redress takes another step forward

More than two years on since English law introduced opt-out collective actions for infringements of competition law, we are still waiting for a case t ...

A favourable decision on litigation privilege and regulatory investigation - ENRC reconsidered in Bilta

A favourable decision on litigation privilege and regulatory investigation - ENRC reconsidered in Bilta

In the recent decision of Bilta (UK) Ltd (in Liquidation) v RBS, the English High Court revisited the issue of whether documents created in the course ...

The rights of third parties in criminal and regulatory proceedings

The rights of third parties in criminal and regulatory proceedings

Criminal prosecutors and financial regulators in the UK now increasingly aggressively pursue criminal prosecutions and regulatory enforcement in the c ...

Instant Access Properties Limited (in liquidation) v Bradley Rosser and Others [2018] EWHC 756 (Ch)

Instant Access Properties Limited (in liquidation) v Bradley Rosser and Others [2018] EWHC 756 (Ch)

In a judgment handed down on 13 April 2018, Morgan J entirely dismissed a claim for £35m made against the former directors (and alleged shadow/de fact ...

Bridging the gap between the SIMR and SM&CR

Bridging the gap between the SIMR and SM&CR

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) aims to create a culture of accountability and responsibility within regulated firms and to a ...

SMEs face increase in data protection and privacy claims

SMEs face increase in data protection and privacy claims

It is well publicised that there has been an upward trend of data protection and privacy claims in recent years. This is due in part to an increase in ...