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Blockchain - a revolution for the insurance sector with some risks

by DLA Piper on

Blockchain is “the most important invention since the Internet itself” according to Marc Andreessen. And there is no doubt that there are huge potentials for the insurance sector to exploit such technology, but as any new...more

"Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - January 2017"

In this edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we discuss how the prospect of a new chair and three new commissioners at the FTC may impact the agency's approach to cybersecurity regulation, a new Massachusetts...more

Energy Newsletter - January 2017

by King & Spalding on

LNG in Europe 2016/2017: An Overview of LNG Import Terminals in Europe - The increase in the supply of LNG to Europe in 2015 and the first half of 2016 was led by the UK and Italy, with other significant increases in...more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week In Review

Financial Industry Developments - Agencies Issue Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Enhanced Cyber Risk Management Standards - On October 19, 2016, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance...more

"Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - July 2016"

In this edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we discuss the revised Privacy Shield and what companies should be doing to prepare for the new program, the FTC's reinstatement of its LabMD case, the European...more

Privacy & Cybersecurity Newsletter: July 2016

by Locke Lord LLP on

General Data Protection Regulation Update - As reported in the April Locke Lord Privacy & Cybersecurity Newsletter, the European Parliament gave the final approval to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on...more

Brexit's Impact on the Insurance Industry

by Carlton Fields on

Following the UK’s historic vote to leave the EU, numerous questions have arisen, including whether the UK will really leave the EU and whether Scotland and Northern Ireland (both of which voted to remain in the EU) will have...more

The General Data Protection Regulation: What Insurers Should Do Now to Prepare for Its Implementation

by Locke Lord LLP on

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or Regulation) has been approved by European Union (EU) members as well as the Council of Europe and, at the time of writing, the draft Regulation is before the European Parliament...more

NAIC Report: 2016 Spring National Meeting

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its 2016 Spring National Meeting from April 1 through April 6 in New Orleans, Louisiana. As host, Louisiana provided beautiful weather and bountiful great food....more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - April 2016 #16

by Dentons on

Payments UK launches Standards Collaboration Framework - Payments UK has launched a new Standards Collaboration Framework to help the industry better access and implement the standards it relies on. Payments UK also...more

Insurance 2015 year-end review and forecast for 2016

by DLA Piper on

Our Year-End Review and Forecast for 2016 reviews some of the more notable events and trends in the insurance industry over the past 12 months. Our crystal ball is a bit clouded by the scale and speed of changes we see, but...more

EIOPA reports on consumer trends

by Dentons on

EIOPA has published its fourth consumer trends report, analysing the occupational and personal pensions sectors for the first time as well as the insurance sector. EIOPA identified the following new and emerging trends in the...more

Policyholder Insider Quarterly

October ordinarily brings the return of crisp air, fall foliage and Halloween. This year, for the first time, it also brought National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Yet designating a month to increase cybersecurity awareness...more

Privacy & Cybersecurity Newsletter: International Edition July 2015

by Locke Lord LLP on

Retail Tracking Update: Privacy Guidance Following Nomi Technologies - There is currently a widespread effort to quantify everything, from steps, to sleep, to batted ball exit velocity. Fifteen years ago, TV host Jeremy...more

Undercover of the Night – Hacking, Data Breaches And The Terrorism Exclusion

In recent years, there have been several notable large data breaches that have caught the attention of the media. Home Depot and Target are examples of major corporations that have been hacked. ...more

FRANCE: CNIL Adopts New “Compliance Pack” for the Insurance Sector

by DLA Piper on

In November 2014, the French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) issued a new “compliance pack” for the insurance sector, following consultations with trade associations. Written by Carol Umhoefer and Mathilde Hallé...more

North Korea’s Attack Raises Critical Coverage Issues and TRIA Implications

by Wilson Elser on

Potential Critical Coverage Issues - The FBI advised that the recent attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) “destroyed systems” and “rendered thousands of SPE’s computers inoperable, forced SPE to take its entire...more

Governments Eager to Help Market for Cyber Insurance Develop

by Nossaman LLP on

Have you heard about cyber insurance? It is predicted to be the next big thing in insurance coverage. In the aftermath of the Home Depot and Target data breaches, it’s easy to see why companies doing business over the...more

FIO Focus, No. 66 - Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance Meeting

by Nelson Brown & Co. on

On November 6, 2014, the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI) met in Washington, DC. FACI heard presentations about the role of cyber insurance in cybersecurity, the affordability and accessibility of auto...more

Cyber coverage: mind the gap

by Reed Smith on

This alert identifies a number of important themes in the growing area of exposure to cyber risks and offers advice on how to negotiate the new array of insurance coverage on the market....more

Insurance Data Protection Update

by DLA Piper on

Following the publication of the new Data Protection Regulation in 2012, the DLA Piper EU Regulatory team are working closely with insurance and reinsurance clients to identify and mitigate the risk associated with the...more

Health Alert (Australia) - September 30 2013

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Judgments - Legislation - Reports - Excerpt from Legislation: Commonwealth - 16 September 2013 - Health insurance (botulinum toxin for urinary incontinence due to...more

Privacy Monday – August 19, 2013

After a brief August hiatus, Privacy Monday is back with privacy goofs, gaffes and tidbits to start your week. Department of Energy Hacked — Again -- Although the grid is supposed to be “critical infrastructure” as...more

California and International Celebrity Lawyer On Invasion of Privacy, Defamation, False Light and Misappropriation of Name,...

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Today, Celebrity and Workplace Invasions of Privacy are occurring on a daily basis. The right of publicity, the right to control the commercial use of their identity, is constantly infringed. Now individual citizens are also...more

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