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Hiscox data watchdog case dismissed

John Hewitt Jones 16 February 2018

Hiscox has been cleared in a criminal prosecution brought against the carrier by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after the prosecution's key witness fell ill.

Members of the jury at Southwark Crown Court were dismissed on Monday (12 February) after serious health issues prevented the key witness giving evidence.

Following the conclusion of the case the ICO told The Insurance Insider it was unlikely to seek a retrial because of the witness's state of health. Hiscox has not applied...

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