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Data security breaches: what is your liability?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • September 27 2011

Serious cyber attacks on multinational companies’ data networks are increasing in scale and frequency.


Is there a risk that global warming claims could still heat up in the UK?
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2008

In the US, two major types of global warming claims are starting to emerge: regulatory actions seeking to compel government authorities to adopt environmental rules that require corporate entities to reduce their greenhouse-gas emissions; and tort claims against corporate entities and professionals on a variety of grounds, including negligence, product liability, nuisance, fraud and intentional misconduct.


Massive jump in US shareholder class actions sends warning to UK companies
  • Wedlake Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • September 1 2008

The number of shareholder class actions being launched in the US has jumped 58 in the last year, sending a warning signal to British companies that similar lawsuits could follow in the UK, says City law firm Wedlake Bell.


What you need to know about the Companies Act 2006: derivative claims by members against directors
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 7 2008

On 1 October 2007 the Act introduced a new statutory procedure enabling a shareholder to bring a claim on the company’s behalf against its directors for negligence, default, breach of duty or breach of trust.


What you need to know about the Companies Act 2006: derivative claims by members against directors
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2007

On 1 October 2007 the Act introduces a new statutory procedure enabling a shareholder to bring a claim on the company’s behalf against its directors for negligence, default, breach of duty or breach of trust.


Randall S. Parks
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Barbara S. Polsky
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP