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Dishonesty: A change of approach

On 29th April 2020, following the decision in the case of R v Barton and Booth [2020] EWCA Crim 575, the Court of Appeal identified that the two-limb test for dishonesty as identified in the case Ghosh, is no longer the approach to be taken.

Cybersecurity requirements for licensees

Entities regulated under the Insurance Law will need to implement cybersecurity measures in proportion to their cyber risk profile by 27 November 2020 following the release of the Rule and Statement of Guidance on Cybersecurity for Regulated Entities by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority on 27 May 2020.

Wirecard – has the German financial regulator lost its immunity?

The German regulator BaFin is being sued for abuse of authority following one of the biggest fraud scandals of the decade with German payment processor, Wirecard AG, filing for insolvency owing €3.5bn and its chief executive arrested on suspicion of accounting fraud and market manipulation. This article explores the situation and considers the need for change.

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Taiwan: Smart island

International law firms are moving in to exploit the global hi-tech hub The Taipei 101 Tower is a landmark Taiwanere skyscraper, located in the commercial heart of the island’s capital city Taipei. It is well-known as Asia’s tallest building and for its dazzling New Year’s Eve fireworks displays. Increasingly, it also plays host to international […]

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Law Society spin supremo bails as questions linger over leaders

The Law Society’s top spin doctor is bailing out in a sudden departure that reignites speculation over the organisation’s communications and relationship with practising solicitors. It emerged earlier this week (15 January) that Graham Capper – Chancery Lane’s head of corporate communications – will leave his post today (17 January). His move follows a bitter […]

Conyers advises Premier Oil on £500m euro medium-term note programme

Conyers Dill & Pearman has advised Premier Oil on the establishment of its £500m euro medium-term note programme. Premier Oil may issue wholesale and retail notes under the programme, which will be guaranteed by certain of its subsidiaries. The Conyers team, which worked alongside Slaughter and May on the transaction, was made up of Anton […]

Eversheds relocates Beijing office

Eversheds has relocated its Beijing office with effect from 18 January 2014. The office can now be found at 2201 Kerry Center North Tower, No 1 Guanghua Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China.

Wierzbowski Eversheds announces new appointment and promotions

In January 2014, Elżbieta Solska and Stanisław Żemojtel became senior associates at Wierzbowski Eversheds, while Radosław Cebeliński joined the law firm’s litigation team. Attorney-at-law Solska represents Polish and foreign companies in matters involving civil law, construction law and telecommunications law. She specialises in white-collar criminal matters as well as civil and criminal liability for work-related […]

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