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Loading NIS directive 2.0 for higher cybersecurity protection

Given that the landscape of threats has significantly expanded, it comes as no surprise that the European Commission has proposed a revised version of the Directive concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union.


Schoenherr advises on sale of Praktiker’s Hungarian interests

Schoenherr has advised the insolvency administrator of the DIY chain Praktiker’s German entities (Baumarkt Praktiker International GmbH and Baumarkt Praktiker Grundstücksbeteiligungs GmbH) on the sale of Praktiker’s Hungarian subsidiaries. The operative company Praktiker Kft. was acquired by its current managing director, while the real estate holding entity was purchased by Hungary’s Wallis Group. The purchasers […]

The Hot 100 2016: Finance

Ranajoy Basu, Reed Smith Reed Smith finance partner Ranajoy Basu saw three years’ hard work pay off in 2015, having set up the firm’s social impact finance group when he became a partner in May 2012. Last year Ranajoy worked pro bono to advise Instiglio – a non-profit focused on international development – on the […]


BLP targets Greenberg Traurig for merger

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has confirmed it is in preliminary merger talks with US firm Greenberg Traurig. Should a deal be reached it would give BLP a major presence in the US as well as a number of offices in Europe, Asia, Israel and Latin America. BLP’s managing partner Lisa Mayhew said: “BLP has always […]

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