The biggest claim in U.K. legal history

It’s not often you get the chance to use a headline like that. The claim is a “true” class action, i.e. one in which the class (in this case all U.K. consumers) are automatically opted in. The amount involved is an eye-watering £14 billion. The relevant legislation was introduced into the U.K. in October 2015 … Continue reading

A year in review

Willis Towers Watson comment: Colin Taylor The expression ‘may you live in interesting times’ is often said as a blessing though it was originally intended to be a curse. The expression is always used ironically, with the implication that ‘uninteresting times’ of peace and tranquility are more life enhancing than interesting.  It is fair to say … Continue reading

BREXIT: what are the implications to insurance requirements for private equity firms and portfolio companies?

PRIVATE EQUITY RUNWAY 2016 Q2 NEWSLETTER: BREXIT: what are the implications to insurance requirements for private equity firms and portfolio companies? Responsible investment: creating the win-win relationship Mega deals surge: quarterly deal performance monitor How can buyers benefit from today’s soft energy insurance market? Private Equity in the Nordics – a tale of value creation … Continue reading

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Responsible investment: creating the win-win relationship

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PRIVATE EQUITY RUNWAY 2016 Q2 NEWSLETTER: BREXIT: what are the implications to insurance requirements for private equity firms and portfolio companies? Responsible investment: creating the win-win relationship Mega deals surge: quarterly deal performance monitor How can buyers benefit from today’s … Continue reading

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Mega deals surge: quarterly deals performance monitor

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PRIVATE EQUITY RUNWAY 2016 Q2 NEWSLETTER: BREXIT: what are the implications to insurance requirements for private equity firms and portfolio companies? Responsible investment: creating the win-win relationship Mega deals surge: quarterly deal performance monitor How can buyers benefit from today’s … Continue reading

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How can buyers benefit from today’s soft energy insurance market?

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PRIVATE EQUITY RUNWAY 2016 Q2 NEWSLETTER: BREXIT: what are the implications to insurance requirements for private equity firms and portfolio companies? Responsible investment: creating the win-win relationship Mega deals surge: quarterly deal performance monitor How can buyers benefit from today’s … Continue reading

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Private Equity in the Nordics – a tale of value creation in the digital age

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PRIVATE EQUITY RUNWAY 2016 Q2 NEWSLETTER: BREXIT: what are the implications to insurance requirements for private equity firms and portfolio companies? Responsible investment: creating the win-win relationship Mega deals surge: quarterly deal performance monitor How can buyers benefit from today’s … Continue reading

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Ensuring ‘reality and change driven leadership’ in M&A

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PRIVATE EQUITY RUNWAY 2016 Q2 NEWSLETTER: BREXIT: what are the implications to insurance requirements for private equity firms and portfolio companies? Responsible investment: creating the win-win relationship Mega deals surge: quarterly deal performance monitor How can buyers benefit from today’s … Continue reading

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New liabilities, fresh scrutiny by regulators and cyber threats keep directors awake at night

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We publish today the results of our fourth annual survey of directors’ liabilities which we run together with international law firm Allen & Overy.  Corporate investigations are on the rise, with over a quarter (27%) of businesses saying they have … Continue reading

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Energy market review: mitigating cyber risk exposure

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Introduction – along came a cyber… As energy company executives look out of their corner windows above the mayhem of depressed commodity prices, surplus production and cost cutting, they may consider that the current instability and pressure couldn’t get any … Continue reading

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Navigating the proposed changes to the EU data protection legislation

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  On 14 April 2016 the European Parliament voted to adopt new data protection law for Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation. Data protection law will be significantly tightened, and individuals’ rights (including to bring claims) will be strengthened. Fines … Continue reading

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The perils of a professional indemnity exclusion in a D&O policy

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Where is the line drawn between directors and officers (D&O) insurance and professional indemnity insurance? The question is important not just for companies that purchase both forms of insurance but also for those who buy D&O insurance alone but nevertheless … Continue reading

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Step Global Congress 2016: We’ll be there. Will you?

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We are proud to be sponsoring the 2016 STEP Global Congress being hosted in Amsterdam from 30th June to 1st July.    The Congress offers a two-day conference agenda for an estimated 400 practitioners from 45 countries. We hope to see … Continue reading

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