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The UK FCA's Test Case Concludes What Next For Policyholders?

United Kingdom - August 11 2020 In recent weeks, the English High Court has conducted a trial in an unprecedented test case that the UK Financial Conduct Authority (the "FCA")…

Alexander Leitch, Ian Redfearn

The UK FCA’s Statement On BI Insurance - What Does It Mean For Policyholders?

United Kingdom - May 7 2020 On 1 May 2020, one of the UK’s insurance regulators, the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”), issued a statement that it intended to seek legal…

Alexander Leitch

Audio and Key Takeaways Re: Covington’s Ability to Help Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa

Africa - April 7 2020 Over the past few weeks, we've seen African governments take strong action to contain the spread of COVID-19. The nationwide lockdowns and other…

Benjamin S. Haley, Will Carter, Lido Fontana, Steven Gamble, Robert Kayihura, Alexander Leitch, Mike McLaren, Leanie van de Merwe, Mosa Mkhize, Philip Norman, Witney Schneidman

UK Supreme Court Rules That Supermarket Is Not Vicariously Liable For Data Breach Committed By Employee

United Kingdom - April 2 2020 On 1 April 2020, the UK Supreme Court handed down its ruling in WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12. The Court ruled that…

Fredericka Argent, Daniel P. Cooper, Louise Freeman, Rosie Klement, Mark Young

Extension of UK SM&CR: Significant D&O Insurance Implications

United Kingdom - December 9 2019 From December 9, 2019, the Senior Managers & Certification Regime ("SM&CR") will apply to all FSMA-authorised firms in the UK…

Greg Lascelles, Alexander Leitch