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What a week it has been. England have won the Cricket World Cup, and both Marriott and British Airways have been hit for six by the ICO. It’s fair to say that both the England team and the ICO have upped their game.
Case review 07/11/2019
The recent decision of AIG Australia Limited v Kaboko Mining Limited [14.06.19] confirms that an insolvency exclusion in a directors’ and officers’ (D&O) policy will not automatically apply to claims against former directors of an insolvent company.
The ICO has threatened British Airways with a record £183.4 million fine under the GDPR, following a well-publicised Magecart attack last year.
We are very pleased to announce that we have boosted our offering in Chile by welcoming Chilean law firm Peralta & Gutiérrez into our Santiago office. The move consolidates our leading advisory and litigation teams locally.
In our article of March 2018 we considered whether regulation of cryptocurrencies was on the horizon. The creation of a UK Cryptoassets Taskforce has brought this horizon closer into view, but this space remains unregulated in the UK - with some limited exceptions.
We are pleased to announce that financial lines specialists Maurice Pesso and Greg Steinberg have joined as partners in the US. The duo join from White and Williams LLP where they were partner and counsel respectively. Maurice Pesso will be based in our New Jersey office and Greg Steinberg in New York.
We are very pleased to announce that we have promoted ten lawyers to our partnership, with nine based in the UK and one in the US.
Cyber attacks have been a board-level issue for many years, but as technological advances increase, the scale and scope of the threat increases in tandem. It is therefore not surprising that cyber security has joined privacy, data protection, modern slavery, anti-bribery and money laundering, amongst others, as a key element of any business’ corporate governance strategy.
We consider the 2018 filing trends, provide an analysis of recent US Supreme Court decisions that have the potential to impact the liability of directors’ and officers’ and provide an overview of several of the key cases from 2018 addressing coverage under D&O insurance policies in the US.
SMEs may be concerned about keeping a competitive advantage - but it’s the evolving workforce challenges that can have the greatest impact on their success.