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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 […]

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Custody time limits and why they matter

David Hardstaff and Bethan Cowlam consider the recent increase to custody time limits and the practical implications in the context of significant court backlogs. In a highly unusual move, HHJ Raynor, a Crown Court judge, has lodged a complaint against the resident judge of Woolwich Crown Court, suggesting political interference in the handling of cases involving extended custody time […]

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Johnny Depp turns to Meghan Markle’s legal team after ditching Brown Rudnick

Schillings has been drafted in to represent Johnny Depp on his ongoing libel action against the publishers of The Sun, with the Hollywood film star bringing in the reputational specialists to replace Brown Rudnick. Depp’s change in lawyers was confirmed during a preliminary High Court hearing yesterday. It was also claimed that 70,000 text messages […]

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Baker McKenzie sends staff home amid coronavirus fears

Baker McKenzie has become the first law firm in London to close its office as a precaution against coronavirus. The firm has remained closed today after shutting its 100 New Bridge Street office on Thursday afternoon. It is understood that the closure is in response to a person returning from Northern Italy and is now […]

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