The number of class action core filings (35) against companies headquartered outside the US in the first half of 2020 was greater than the number filed at the same point in 2019 (29). If this trend continues, this could result in the highest annual total of cases against foreign filers than any previous year since suits against them have been tracked.
The number and frequency (31.5%) of total filings against companies headquartered outside the US is the second highest on record at this point of the year. It is well ahead of the trailing 5-year average of 42 (16%) per year.
While global mergers and acquisitions activity is subdued at the current time, representations and warranties insurance (R&W) provides both buyers and sellers with a solution that helps reduce transaction risks and assists in facilitating clean exits from investments on both the buy and sell-side – vital in the uncertain economic environment.
Les essais et les articles sur les risques cyber citent souvent l'erreur humaine comme facteur majeur des incidents en matière de cybersécurité et des pertes financières qui en découlent : on lui impute jusqu'à 95% de l'ensemble des failles.