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In light of the problems encountered since the 2018 data reforms, we consider best practice and what could assist the process of obtaining medical information for underwriting and claims purposes.
The French data protection regulator, the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Liberties (CNIL), has levied a fine of €50 million against technology giant Google for breaches of the GDPR.
In a global insurance environment facing change at an unprecedented rate, the London Market’s experience and expertise remains reassuringly consistent. As 2019 promises to continue down this evolutionary path, we offer our predictions on some of the London Market’s priority areas.
SMEs looking to grow in 2019 have been warned to ensure their cyber security credentials stand up to scrutiny or risk losing hard-won business.
Case review 05/12/2018
We live in a landscape where a rapidly increasing number of organisations collect and process personal data on an immense scale. Systemic failures or successful cyber attacks can easily lead to data breaches that affect a large number of individuals, all of whom are potential claimants.
On 27 September 2018, the International Association of Classification Societies published nine of its 12 recommendations on cyber safety in a bid to highlight the cyber resilience requirements of ships throughout their operational lives. The remaining three recommendations will be released in Q4 of 2018.
Speaking earlier this year, Google’s Sergey Brin warned us of the dark side of artificial intelligence and said that “serious thought” must be given to a number of issues, including the impact on employment and the challenges of making unbiased algorithms.
Case review 24/10/2018
The Court of Appeal upholds the High Court’s decision to hold Morrison Supermarkets vicariously liable for the criminal actions of its employee in posting almost 100,000 of its employees’ personal data on the web.
Ingrid Hobbs, a partner in our London office, has been confirmed by The Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) as the Vice President of London FOIL. She will assume the role of President in October 2019.
As AI gains more applications, the insurance industry knows it needs to keep pace in order to address the risks associated with its rise. AI goes across every aspect of insurance, but here we concentrate on the three sectors we consider it has particular impact.