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What does the future hold for cybersecurity?

With any security policy now and in the future, leaders need to remember the fundamentals of what they are trying to achieve. Everyone wants their business to do well and be successful, and that means protecting data, while keeping business critical systems up and running efficiently. Already today, we’re putting a focus on security – and have seen new compliance laws in relation to that. Requiring compliance with regulation is just one way of trying to force the market to adopt minimum acceptable standards. But this is just that – the minimum – and every business leader needs to aim higher than that level.

Financial services investigations and enforcement monthly round up

A round-up of recent enforcement actions and investigations in the financial services sector. This month in summary: FCA publishes Decision Notice against Corrado Abbattista for market manipulation ICO fines company £130,000 for unauthorised pensions cold calls FCA publicly censures former Worldspreads CEO for market misconduct FCA scraps half its criminal probes into money-laundering breaches   FCA publishes Decision Notice against Corrado Abbattista for market manipulation.

Webinar: Thrive in complexity with intelligent case research tools

Accurate and comprehensive case research is a challenge shared across the legal profession. As printed law reports have given way to digital resources and ever more information is available online, how have the dynamics of common law research evolved, and how do practitioners approach this crucial work in the information age?

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The Lawyer Hot 100 2013 unveiled

The Lawyer today names the lawyers who will shape the profession in 2013 in the eagerly anticipated Hot 100 feature. The full list, disclosed today (28 January), features transactional lawyers, litigators, in-house lawyers and the non-lawyer figures in the industry who have made a difference to the legal world over the past twelve months. They […]

Walker Morris lawyers advise on Zaha transfer to Manchester Utd

Walker Morris sports lawyers have advised on Wilfried Zaha’s transfer deal from Crystal Palace to Manchester United. As part of the deal, the 20-year-old forward has been loaned back immediately to Crystal Palace for the remainder of the season to help with Palace’s push for promotion to the Premier League. Zaha has been tipped to […]

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Staying out of the religious cross-fire

ECHR decisions show where employers can draw the line on displays of religious belief at work The recent judgment by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, in which a British Airways employee overturned a ruling of the Court of Appeal (CoA), brings sharply into focus the issue of whether or not you […]

FSA sanctions in team move cases

In Spring 2010, we published an Update on the Tullett Prebon Plc v BGC Brokers LP case. In this much-publicised and long-running battle between rival interdealer brokers, the High Court took a dim view of BGC’s conduct when poaching a team of brokers from Tullett. It took an even dimmer view of the conduct of […]

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