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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.


Keeping it in-house

Over the last few years the balance of power between in-house and private practice has shifted and the need for outside advice has changed substantially. The news this week that Balfour Beatty has done the legal work on the £154m transformation of the Olympic stadium itself merely confirms that the change is for good. Balfour […]


Innovators and leaders recognised in the Hot 100 2014

Lawyers from across the spectrum are today recognised by The Lawyer for their innovative and inspirational work as we unveil this year’s Hot 100. An equal number of men and women are named in this year’s list, which includes transactional and contentious lawyers, management figures, barristers and those involved in campaigning for change in their […]

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The Hot 100: Corporate

Azlinda Ariffin-Boromand Olswang Spearheading Olswang’s push into Malaysia is all in a day’s work for Azlinda Ariffin-Boromand. Not only has she carved out a role for herself advising Malaysian companies across South-East Asia, but she plays a key role in joining the dots between the firm’s London headquarters and its Singapore office, which opened in 2012. […]

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