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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.

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Jun He and Zhong Lun merger shows China market in new light

In China the proposed merger of Jun He and Zhong Lun is being described as a deal that “has never been done before”. Indeed, previous mergers between Chinese firms occur mostly among mid-tier firms, such as the deal between Shanghai-based Boss & Young and JoinWay earlier this year (21 January 2014). Another main form of […]

Walker Morris advises Augean on disposal of parts of former Waste Network division

Energy, waste and renewables lawyers from Walker Morris have advised Augean on the disposal of parts of its former Waste Network division, the proposed closure of which was announced in September 2013. Augean will retain certain assets to form a new business — Augean Integrated Services based at Cannock. Of the remaining businesses of the division, […]

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Olswang’s CEO Stewart: Consolidation in the mid-market will accelerate

The April year end is almost here, and a law firm leader’s thoughts turn to financial reporting. And fish. Olswang’s chief executive David Stewart is on familiar territory. Not just talking about his firm’s performance, a topic he also addressed at the half-year stage when the firm’s six-month revenue rose by 15 per cent to […]

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Our enormous briefings library is the best place to go to if you want up-to-the-minute summaries of latest legal developments. Here are some of the latest, from Mills & Reeve, Shoosmiths, NCTM, DLA Piper and Nabarro Mills & Reeve: High Speed 2 — the journey has started Shoosmiths: Advance Payments Code NCTM: Cultural heritage in […]

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