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2021

Evolving Imperatives

Evolving Imperatives

Ben Daniels, Partner at international law firm DAC Beachcroft and board member, looks at evolving boardroom priorities, with a particular focus on the ...

Latest on use of force in mental health units - have your say

Latest on use of force in mental health units - have your say

The Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 was given Royal Assent two and a half years ago but an implementation date for the substantive changes ...

Debra Head Executrix of the Estate of Michael Head, Deceased v The Culver Heating Co Limited

Debra Head Executrix of the Estate of Michael Head, Deceased v The Culver Heating Co Limited

This recent decision provides important insights into claims for loss of income (including financial dependency, and lost years) where the main source ...

Whiplash - where to start your claim

Whiplash - where to start your claim

The government’s whiplash reforms took effect on 31 May 2021. Part 1 of the Civil Liability Act came into force for accidents on or after that date as ...

Facebook Oversight Board’s decision regarding President Trump’s account suspension (Case decision 2021-001-FB-FBR)

Facebook Oversight Board’s decision regarding President Trump’s account suspension (Case decision 2021-001-FB-FBR)

The Facebook Oversight Board (the board) announced in May 2021 that it upheld Facebook’s decision to temporarily suspend Trump’s account following con ...

Automated Lane Keeping Systems and the Highway Code: DAC Beachcroft responds to the Department for Transport’s consultation

Automated Lane Keeping Systems and the Highway Code: DAC Beachcroft responds to the Department for Transport’s consultation

A response to the Department for Transport's recent consultation on changes to the Highway Code, urging caution and restraint when it comes to automat ...

Digital Dispute Resolution Rules – a new way of resolving tech disputes?

Digital Dispute Resolution Rules – a new way of resolving tech disputes?

On 22 April 2021 the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Vos, Master of the Rolls, published new arbitration rules, the Digital Dispute ...

Draft Online Safety Bill: Friend or Foe?

Draft Online Safety Bill: Friend or Foe?

There have been mounting concerns as to the potential harm which the internet can cause to adults and children alike, with growing calls for social me ...

Victim of a cyber-attack? Key Considerations from DACB’s Cyber Team

Victim of a cyber-attack? Key Considerations from DACB’s Cyber Team

Cyber-attacks are becoming increasingly prevalent within our digital society. Here is a quick guide to the key considerations your organisation should ...

Guest Article: Asceris - We’ve Got Your Data: Threat Actor Tactics for a Successful Data Heist

Guest Article: Asceris - We’ve Got Your Data: Threat Actor Tactics for a Successful Data Heist

The strategies and tools used by cyber threat actors have grown increasingly sophisticated, with one of the most significant recent developments being ...