Data subject rights: the real legal risk of privacy and cybersecurity | DAC Beachcroft

Legal Briefing

In the build-up to the GDPR coming into effect in 2018, the legal consequences of privacy and cyber security risk were dominated by the headline issue of regulatory fines, and the need to avoid them. The reality is somewhat different. Of course, there have been some groundbreaking fines but they remain rare; the Information Commissioner’s …

Cyber insurance and the silent revolution in Brazil | SABZ Advogados

Legal Briefing

Cyber risks – intensified by the expansion of home working due to the Covid-19 pandemic countermeasures – are one of the most serious worldwide threats nowadays. That doesn’t mean the risks themselves are new, but the sophistication and range of modern cyber attacks foretell a dire future. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the cost of cyber …

Climate change – litigation and liability risks for companies, D&Os and insurers on the rise | Clyde & Co

Legal Briefing

In retrospect, the year 2019 will likely be seen as a turning point in the combat of climate change. With Friday for Future as pace maker, for the first time in history, there is a globally-aligned political movement including countries on every continent urging for immediate and robust action against climate change. Pressure on legislators …

Key considerations for foreign investors in the Indian insurance market | Khaitan & Co

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With over fifty insurers today, aggregate premiums of approximately $82.8bn in the financial year 2019, and insurance penetration levels in 2018 of 3.70% (compared to a global average of 6.09%), India is an exciting insurance market, offering growth opportunities for international investors. However, foreign direct investment (FDI) caps and other regulatory issues have meant that …

Living the GDPR | DAC Beachcroft

Legal Briefing

Two years on from the implementation of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018, DAC Beachcroft’s data protection specialists consider the challenges their clients face in this now-established data protection climate.