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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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Global Law Summit: Susskind & Co on the future of the law

Richard Susskind revealed his view of the future at the Global Law Summit this week. For many, it’s not pretty The UK legal market’s best-known cheerleader for change Richard Susskind spoke of a “gargantuan shift” as the world moves from a print society to a technology-driven one; the “inevitability of change” and the “explosive exponential […]

Ogier becomes member of Digital Jersey

Ogier has become a member of Digital Jersey, the independent body representing stakeholders in Jersey’s digital community. Following recent changes to Jersey’s e-gaming offering, the island is the newest tier-one jurisdiction to emerge, offering lost cost, high quality e-gaming services. The strength of Jersey’s involvement in the digital sector, particularly in e-gaming, was highlighted at the […]

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It’s a Ball for Skadden and Slaughters in revived public M&A market

Insurance and drinks cans aren’t usually the most scintillating of topics. But they’ve certainly had tongues wagging among public M&A lawyers over the past couple of weeks. First up, insurance. Last week saw Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings’ offered £1.22bn for UK insurance company Brit. That deal handed mandates to a whole raft of law firms, […]

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Arle Carpital general counsel Price exits to join Tullett Prebon

Tullett Prebon has hired Arle Capital general counsel Philip Price as its new group general counsel and global compliance head. Price has joined the interdealer broker today (24 February), replacing its former head of legal Simon Clark, who held the position since 2002. During that time he helped to navigate the £133m merger between Collins […]

Midlands care home poisoning case: No5 Chambers lawyers help ensure prosecution

Adrian Keeling QC and Matthew Brook prosecuted the care home poisoning case Melissa Swift of West Bromwich admitted three charges of attempted murder and two counts of making threats to kill. Birmingham Crown Court heard that Swift added bleach to drinks bottles in a communal fridge at Goldfield Court, a care home in West Bromwich. […]

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