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The future of work in a pandemic era

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all facets of life as we know it, forcing immediate recalibrations of how we work and live. Today, industries across the globe are considering the future of work in a pandemic era, making difficult decisions with the best information on hand, against various unknowns. They know that reopening and perhaps even redefining the workplace means successfully working through incredible uncertainty.

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.

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Following the appointment of Sue Kench as its new Australia managing partner, Kin & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has named Sydney-based partner Tim Bednall as the new head of corporate M&A and tax practices in Australia. Bednall joined the KWM’s M&A practice as a partner in 2004 and served as the firm’s chairman between January 2010 […]

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The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150: Free sample report as demand soars

The Lawyer today unveils a free look at the Asia Pacific 150 report in response to soaring demand for the wide-ranging study on the growth and development of the region’s fast-expanding legal market. On Monday (17 June 2013), The Lawyer launched its inaugural edition of The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150, a 131 page, first-of-its-kind report […]

Getting the deal through: mergers and acquisitions — Ukraine

This document — part of DLA Piper’s Getting the deal through publication — provides information on mergers and acquisitions in Ukraine. If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the DLA Piper briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.

General Assembly upholds enforcement of unreasoned foreign court decisions

On 10 February 2012, the General Assembly for Unification of Conflicting Judgments of the Court of Appeals issued a decision on whether enforcing an unreasoned foreign court judgment in Turkey constitutes a breach of Turkish public policy… If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the […]

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