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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.

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Slaughters promotes compliance head to GC role

Slaughter and May has appointed a new general counsel after Sarah de Gay stepped down from her role at the end of 2020. The firm’s former head of compliance Julia Adams has taken on the GC position, where she will advise on the full range of regulatory and other legal issues that affect it as […]

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Scottish Water set to review panel firms by April

Scottish Water is seeking to update its legal panel, six years after putting together its last roster of law firms. The publically-owned water and waste water company had reappointed DLA Piper and CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang in 2015, alongside BLM. Scottish firm Anderson Strathern won a spot on the panel for the first time, […]

Stephenson Harwood hires new COO from Addleshaws

Stephenson Harwood is kicking off 2021 with a senior hire from Addleshaw Goddard, with Axel Koelsch joining the firm as its chief operating officer (COO). As the successor to Clive Ruse, who spent 21 years at Stephenson Harwood before retiring late last year, Koelsch arrives as a member of the firm’s global leadership team following […]

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DLA lawyer moves in-house to New Covent Garden Market

The Covent Garden Market Authority (CGMA) has appointed a DLA Piper real estate litigator as its first ever general counsel. Alasdair Thomas takes on the GC role at the CGMA, which runs New Covent Garden Market, the UK’s largest fresh produce market, and reports to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Thomas […]

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