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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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Morrison & Foerster has boosted its Tokyo practice with a number of finance hires from the Toyko office of US firm Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom. Move of the Week The firm has hired Japanese real estate finance partner Masahiro Shiga, who led the Japan real estate practice while at Skadden’s Tokyo office, in […]

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Mexico is becoming a land of opportunity and lawyers from all over the world are looking at ways to get a piece of the action In brief Mexico, like its neighbours in South America, is an economy where lawyers are still seeing opportunities. Foreign direct investment work and tourism are two booming sectors which are […]

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High Court rules against FSCS in compensation policy ruling

The High Court has upheld a judicial review of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) in a move that could have implications for the way the FSCS assesses compensation claims for poor investment advice. The ruling, which was handed down yesterday, gifts a win to 4 New Square’s Mark Cannon QC, who was instructed for […]

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CMS to launch in Barcelona after hiring partner from Ernst & Young

The Spanish member of the CMS network, CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo, has unveiled plans to open an office in Barcelona following the hire of Ernst & Young partner José María Rojí. The firm, which already has offices in Madrid and Seville, is due to launch in Spain’s second largest city by the end […]

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