Directors’ liability – entering uncharted territory

Directors and Officers liability insurance is often the final safety net for senior executives who find themselves either directly involved in an underlying loss event or caught up in consequent shareholder litigation. An unprecedented focus by legislators and regulators on personal accountability in the boardroom together with a marked increase both in the sources and … Continue reading

Cyber risk management: Top tips for Consulting Engineers and those within the construction industry

By Peter London Any business relying on IT infrastructure in the delivery of their operations faces a serious, real and unavoidable cyber-risk. The impact of a cyber-attack (or system failure) could mean significant financial loss, reputational damage, the loss of valuable data (your own or that belonging to your clients), litigation costs and potentially regulatory … Continue reading

Be our guest: Cyber Risk Summit

NetDiligence®, a leading cyber risk assessment and data breach services company, is hosting Cyber Risk Summit, a half‐day event on Tuesday 9th May 2017 focused on emerging cybersecurity and privacy liability issues in the UK and EU. The curriculum is designed for corporate risk managers, CFOs, information security professionals, lawyers, insurers and insurance brokers.   The … Continue reading

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A new regulatory threat for directors of U.K.-listed companies

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By Francis Kean You are a director of a U.K.-listed company but not its Chief Financial Officer. A significant error is discovered in the financial statements going back several years, as a result of which the accounts have had to … Continue reading

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Private Equity at the eye of a perfect storm: Why cyber risk and regulation matters

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London, UK: On February 1st CyNation, DAC Beachcroft and Willis Towers Watson co-hosted a seminar “Private Equity at the eye of a perfect storm: Why cyber risk and regulation matters” to discuss strategic impacts of proliferating cyber challenges from a rarely … Continue reading

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Financial institutions: Increasing uncertainty

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By Mary O’Connor and Jagdev Kenth As we enter a post-truth 2017, the one certainty that financial institutions can take is that their world has become increasingly uncertain. Political, economic and regulatory uncertainty within the US and Europe has swiftly … Continue reading

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All you need to know about Cyber Liability insurance

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Following a number of highly publicised and costly cyber events, cyber risk now ranks as one of the top enterprise wide risks facing organisations today. Technological developments have revolutionised the way in which companies offer their products and services allowing … Continue reading

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Destruction of computer records leads to prison sentence for director

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By Francis Kean It may cross your mind to throw your computer out of the back window as the Serious Fraud Office comes knocking on the front door but, as a case decided just before Christmas 2016 shows, it is … Continue reading

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End of Fund Life: a strategic alternative

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PRIVATE EQUITY RUNWAY 2016 Q4 NEWSLETTER: End of Fund Life: a strategic alternative Terrorism and political violence market overview and the risks for private equity Cyber attack: Ignorance and inaction are no defence Private Debt Funds: Pushing multiple frontiers The … Continue reading

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Terrorism and political violence market overview and the risks for private equity

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PRIVATE EQUITY RUNWAY 2016 Q4 NEWSLETTER: End of Fund Life: a strategic alternative Terrorism and political violence market overview and the risks for private equity Cyber attack: Ignorance and inaction are no defence Private Debt Funds: Pushing multiple frontiers The … Continue reading

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Cyber attack: Ignorance and inaction are no defence

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PRIVATE EQUITY RUNWAY 2016 Q4 NEWSLETTER: End of Fund Life: a strategic alternative Terrorism and political violence market overview and the risks for private equity Cyber attack: Ignorance and inaction are no defence Private Debt Funds: Pushing multiple frontiers The … Continue reading

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