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The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 - Leading Firm

The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 - Leading Firm

The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 - Leading Firm

The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 - Leading Firm

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View our latest publications, articles, case reviews and events.

Articles

11 January 2018
The coming into effect of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 will introduce important changes requiring greater vigilance over compliance if fines are to be avoided.
13 December 2017
You have most certainly heard of it before and have probably had enough of it. The pre-fix “cyber” is ubiquitous. It all began with “Neuromancer” by William Gibson, although it is unlikely that you have read it and it is of little concern to you. However, you will not be able to remain carefree for much longer - unless you have decided to go back in time to rely solely on a wind sail. However, as you have not, you cannot be immune to the cyber risks of navigation.
30 November 2017
On 14 November, Kennedys were thrilled to host two inspirational female leaders from the London market. Dawn Miller (CEO of AXA Insurance Company) and Mary O’Connor (Head of Client, Industry and Business Development Global Head of Financial Institutions, Willis Towers Watson) participated in our second ‘Women in Insurance’ event, hosted in London by Kennedys’ partner Suzanne Liversidge.

Case reviews

10 May 2017
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled in Marcela Pešková & Jiří Peška v Travel Service [04.05.17] that, in the context of EC Regulation 261/2004 (the Regulation), a collision between an aircraft and a bird is an “extraordinary circumstance”, which may exempt the carrier from its obligation to pay compensation.
21 March 2017
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The initial date for the calculation of the two year statute of limitations stipulated in section 23 of the Insurance Contract Act for cases where there is a judicial claim.
27 September 2016
TalkTalk unsuccessfully appealed against a fixed monetary penalty notice of £1,000, for failing to notify the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of a personal data breach within 24 hours of detection of the breach, as required by the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR) and the Notification Regulation (611/2013).
 

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