By subject ' Liability Newsletter '
23 August 2016
Class actions in the United States – recent developments
If News 5/2016 Liability. The US legal system and levels of awarded damages are and have for a long time been fascinating subjects for people all around the world. For the general public the system is often viewed in the light of numerous movies and TV dramas and when compared to a Nordic trial, people sometimes get disappointed when they crosscheck our court systems. Corporations who risk being targets for these kinds of dramatic scenarios may not be that fascinated by the US way of resolving disputes and awarding damages.
11 November 2015
Cyber Risks for Industrial Control Systems
If News 8/2015 Liability. Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are typically not on the radar of organizations when they consider their cybersecurity, at least not yet. Examples include SCADA, DCS and PLC systems typically used to control utilities, equipment and machinery.
16 June 2015
Planning for a product recall
If News 5/2015 Liability.
When something goes wrong with a product in a way that represents a potential risk of causing injuries, a product recall can be necessary. Recalls are typically related to a specific group of products. Foods and beverages, toys, electrical appliances, cars and car parts have all frequently been subject to recalls but virtually all products can be subject to a recall.
10 March 2015
Managing risks in contracts
If News 2/2015 Liability. Companies that don't focus on contract management often fail to meet expectations with regard to quality of product or service and handling risks.
3 November 2014
U.S. Litigators Hit Brick Wall With European Discovery
If News 8/2014 Liability. Al Lindsay authored an article titled “U.S. Litigators Hit Brick Wall with European Discovery” that was featured in the Daily Business Review on June 2, 2014. The article is on the discovery process and how international laws protecting sensitive information have made this more complicated, particularly with parties in the European Union and in other countries enacting similar legislation.