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As innovation and new technologies are rapidly transforming the way we live, it is imperative that businesses in all industries remain alive to the risks arising from these advancements.
In the summer of 2018, California passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (the CCPA), a landmark piece of legislation that represents the most comprehensive consumer data privacy law enacted in the United States to date.
The pace of change in the global insurance market has not slowed down in the last 12 months, nor are there any indications of it doing so over the course of the coming year.
A roundup of recent cyber related developments including: non-material damages under the GDPR; data protection laws in Asia-Pacific; cyber attacks in the education sector; regulation of cryptoassets; blockchain in the pharmaceutical industry; challenges presented by autonomous vehicles; and algorithms as a new emerging risk.
Following today's Queen's Speech, we have officially responded to some key domestic legislation relating Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill, and the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill.
In a week that is likely to be dominated by ongoing Brexit negotiations and timelines, we have today been provided with this Government’s priorities and legislative programme in the Queen’s Speech which took place this morning.
The target EU withdrawal date for the UK is presently 23:00 GMT on 31 October 2019. One hot topic for discussion is the consequences of Brexit on international dispute resolution. We focus here upon litigation and arbitration; the two core choices of forum, even where alternative forms of dispute resolution are attempted but have been unsuccessful.
London is a well-established seat for international arbitration. This reflects London’s historical role in the development of commodities trading, insurance and shipping and the City’s status as a major international financial centre.
The ICO has threatened British Airways with a record £183.4 million fine under the GDPR, following a well-publicised Magecart attack last year.
Insurers face challenges investigating claims due to companies’ anxieties over data protection and fear of breaching data management obligations, accentuated by the advent of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018.
The sharing of information between insurers in the context of investigating claims fraud is crucial. Without that exchange of information, a fraud investigation can be limited.