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Research undertaken by DLA Piper’s Life Sciences practice in conjunction with The Lawyer seeks to understand the current developments in the field of digital therapeutics, looking at key questions that need to be addressed if these products are to become mainstream components of health systems across the world.

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By Aravind Swaminathan and Tara McGraw Swaminatha The New York Times recently reported that an organised Russian criminal group stole approximately 1.2 billion username and password credentials associated with more than 500 million email addresses from hundreds of thousands of websites around the world. The article notes that the hackers used a large botnet (a […]

Follow-the-settlements clauses revisited

In autumn 2011, Thailand suffered severe floods. Among the properties damaged were shops and distribution centres owed by a subsidiary of Tesco. Tesco was insured against property damage and BI losses in Thailand under a master global policy issued by ACE European Group and under a local policy issued in Thailand by ACE INA. The […]

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The High Court has handed down the long-awaited judgment in the coronavirus business interruption insurance test case brought by the FCA. Whilst the judgment may be appealed by the insurers, it is a very positive outcome for most businesses.

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DLA Piper has suffered another blow to its embattled restructuring practice, as a two-partner team defects to Boston-headquartered firm Brown Rudnick. Leeds-based corporate restructuing partner Richard Obank and insolvency partner Colin Ashford are set to enter the European global restructuring and finance group of Brown Rudnick. The Lawyer Hot 100 2019 member Obank has been a […]

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Ex-DLA Piper lawyers defect to launch litigation boutique

Three former DLA Piper disputes lawyers have left the firm to form a litigation boutique, dubbed Fortuna Law. Based out of Liverpool, the new firm has been founded by DLA Piper’s former office head of litigation, Mark Goodwin. He is joined at the firm by ex-DLA colleagues Catherine Radcliffe, who was a legal director at […]

Latham bags DLA partner in fifth lateral hire of 2019

Latham & Watkins has hired a partner from DLA Piper in a bid to expand its sports and entertainments practice in London. Patrick Mitchell is to join the US firm after nearly 15 years at DLA. He joined the firm as a senior associate in 2005 and was promoted to its partnership in 2017. Prior […]

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