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21 April 2020 0 Comments Posted in Business, Dispute Resolution, Opinion

COVID-19 and business interruption insurance

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The spread of COVID-19 is causing businesses of all shapes and sizes to consider their risk management arrangements and specifically, whether or not their insurance policies might cover some of the loss they will inevitably face.

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2 November 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Events

Grey Matters: Cyber Solutions, Securing Client Data & GDPR Update

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18 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Deepfakes and the law – What can you do if your face appears in a deepfake video?

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“Deepfakes” are essentially computer generated ‘faceswaps’ created using Artificial Intelligence. The term originated around the end of 2017 when an online community began sharing deepfakes they had created amongst themselves. They started with fairly harmless content such as swapping Nicolas Cage’s face on to different actors in a variety of movies, but things took a turn for the worse when people started swapping celebrities’ faces on to the bodies of those involved in pornographic videos.

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19 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Events

Grey Matters: Managing risk and compliance – how GCs can become a trusted business adviser

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Join our Grey Matters Roundtable You wear a number of hats: crisis counsellor, risk manager, CEO confidant, Board member and department leader. This roundtable will look at risk and crisis management and how you can elevate these issues to the …

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Can Instagram take your profile from you?

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For many people their social media account is something that can feel intimately personal. You may have poured hours into gaining followers, or you may use it to quietly keep up to date with world events.  But whatever the level of engagement, the bottom line is that like your phone number or email address, your username is yours, right?

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11 February 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Does your cyber insurance actually provide the protection you need?

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Insurance governance expert, Mactavish, has reported that market standard or ‘off the shelf’ cyber insurance policies do not always provide adequate cover for the cyber risks faced by most organisations.

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22 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Are directors right to be concerned about personal liability?

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Following a survey of 2,500 senior executives from across Britain, Spain, Italy and France, the Times has recently reported that one in four company directors has been subjected to at least one legal action from an employee, shareholder or regulator.

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Who needs to worry about cyber security?

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In considering whether or not your organisation is ready for the year ahead, cyber security should be at the top of your list.

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3 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Education, Opinion

“Bankrupt moral leadership” or a necessity for equality and diversity?

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Oxford and Cambridge are accused of “bankrupt moral leadership” by senior academics for choosing to keep the Default Retirement Age (DRA) despite its abolition in 2011.

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Care homes – have you paid your data protection fee?

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has begun formal enforcement action against care homes that have failed to pay the data protection fee (the Fee).

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18 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Are gagging clauses worth the paper they are written on?

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So-called ‘gagging clauses’ have always courted controversy but they recently acquired rather sinister overtones after it came to light that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) had inserted them into some of its contracts with businesses and not-for-profit organisations involved in the roll-out of universal credit.

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12 October 2018 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Technology & media

Is cybersecurity keeping you awake at night?

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We asked you to let us know what issues were keeping you up at night and the primary concern at the top of most of your lists was cybersecurity and the impact that an attack may have on both your organisation’s finances and reputation.

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