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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.


Latest cases: what you need to know

Keep up to speed with the latest cases by checking out The Lawyer’s Briefings section online. It’s an unparalleled resource; below is just a selection of recent papers by law firms putting the latest decisions into context. Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co: Union recognition — what choices do I have? Part two Ince & Co: […]


Stephenson Harwood seals alliance with ex-Guangzhou team

Stephenson Harwood has signed an alliance deal with a Guangzhou firm that was set up after the UK firm closed its own base in the southern city three months ago. When it pulled out of Guangzhou in September Stephenson Harwood’s CEO Sharon White said the closure was in recognition that “the legal landscape in China […]


The relationships behind Freshfields’ IPO success in 2014

As we hurtle towards the end of 2014, it looks as if it could be a record year for the amount of cash raised by companies joining the main market of the London Stock Exchange. The figures are hardly surprising given that 52 companies chose to debut on the LSE between 1 January and 30 […]


Verizon senior VP Craig Silliman to replace Milch as new company general counsel

Verizon vice president of public policy Craig Silliman will take on the additional role of general counsel at Verizon from 1 January 2015. The company’s current general counsel Randal Milch has been promoted to a new role as strategic policy adviser to Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam. Milch served as the senior vice president and general […]

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Top 10 stories: 28 November – 5 December 2014

This week strategy and management were the hot topics. Linklaters’ managing partner Simon Davies caused a stir with his thoughts on the waning power of the magic circle brand and analysis of Addleshaw Goddard’s need for a reboot racked up hits. Linklaters’ Davies joined rival managing partners in distancing himself from the magic circle brand […]

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