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It’s finally here. On 20 August 2021, the People’s Republic of China enacted the Personal Information Protection Law. The law is comprehensive, comprising 74 articles in eight separate chapters. Like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, it is now the fundamental regulatory regime for personal information in its jurisdiction. It becomes effective on 1 November 2021, a little under two months away.
In this episode, the team talk to Hannah Cambridge, Director at FleishmanHillard about the PR and communication aspects of cyber attacks, discuss Tom’s fortuitous hot tub experience, and much more!
Case review 2021-08-13
High Court judgment considers breach of confidence and misuse of private information in data breach claim
Judgment has been handed down in the case of Warren v DSG Retail Ltd, striking out the claimant’s claim for breach of confidence, misuse of private information and negligence.
Understanding the political direction of travel at a country level is increasingly significant for businesses operating across international borders. This report demonstrates how salient macro-political issues are among grassroots communities, providing businesses and their insurers with a clear understanding of emerging risk to enable long-term sustainable operations.
Cyber Sounds: Episode 4 - The global nature of cyber attacks with Laetitia Fouquet from Charles Taylor
In this episode we are joined by Laetitia Fouquet, Global Head of Cyber at Charles Taylor. The team discuss the global nature of cyber attacks, developments in marine cyber and its complexities, and play ‘Fine and Finest’.
On the surface, the London Market enters 2021 looking very different to its 2020 version. Underwriting rooms lay empty, offices unoccupied, pubs eerily quiet. But beyond the physical stillness, this world leading hub has not paused for breath. Digital systems and solutions have taken centre stage as the London Market has responded to a seismic shift in working patterns and insurance risks.
In this episode, our Cyber Sounds team of Tom Pelham, Ollie Dent and Elizabeth Bardsley chat to Colin Hardy, Head of Intrusions and Investigations at TalkTalk. They discuss how to stay ahead of the bad guys, the rise of nation state threats, and test Colin’s knowledge by playing ‘Ransomware or Racehorse’.
Today’s directors and officers have significant responsibilities not only in preserving company value and ensuring success in the future but also in responding diligently to political and environmental tensions, emerging technologies, changing regulation, and the need to promote diversity. The D&O landscape will continue to be challenging as we move into 2021.
In this episode, our Cyber Sounds team of Tom Pelham, Ollie Dent and Elizabeth Bardsley are joined by Harry Tucker, Cyber Claims Specialist at AXIS Capital. The team discuss setting out in and understanding cyber insurance, sophisticated hacking tactics and the cultural differences in the market, and play ‘Hacklanta’.
In this first episode, our Cyber Sounds team of Partners Tom Pelham and Ollie Dent and Associate Elizabeth Bardsley are joined by Ash Burdon, Cyber Claims Manager at CFC Underwriting.