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North Macedonia’s data protection law: Ten months to comply

By Marija Vlajković and Andrea Lazarevska It has been exactly eight months since the Republic of North Macedonia adopted the new Law on Personal Data Protection (“Law“), largely in compliance with the GDPR, entering into force only a few days after it was promulgated. Controllers and processors were afforded 18 months in which to align their […]

What are OKRs and how do I use them to drive productivity in my team?

OKR stands for Objectives and Key Results. As the name suggests, OKRs are a method of setting out objectives and tracking their progress and the resulting impact on broader business goals. OKRs are one of two objective tracking options we support within the Weekly10 platform (SMART goals being the other). Keep reading for a breakdown of […]

The current state of the insurance market

Even before the advent of the Coronavirus, two major factors were already impacting upon the global insurance industry, namely, the beginning of a hardening market and the potential results of Brexit.

#Placemaking on the South Coast

By Georgina Massey “Placemaking” certainly was the buzz word at the recent Built Environment South Coast Development Conference. The conference gave an opportunity for key stakeholders in the region to come together to talk about plans for economic growth for the region and reflect on how this will affect our built environment and communities in […]

Hungary: COVID-19 travel restrictions are back

By Alexandra Bognár, Dániel Gera Pursuant to Government Decree 408/2020 (VIII 30), Hungary closed its borders to non-Hungarian citizens as of 1 September 2020. The new rules abolish the tricolour system of green, yellow and red countries (for further details please see “Travel restrictions are back”) and qualify virtually all countries as red. Rules Hungarian […]

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Teva

Teva narrows down firms for global legal panel

Teva is close to finalising its global legal panel, following a tender process lasting over a year and a half. Pinsent Masons, Goodwin Procter and Taylor Wessing are understood to be among the contenders vying for a place on the pharmaceutical giant’s latest panel. A source told The Lawyer that Teva has not specified how […]

The Lawyer Awards shortlist: In-house legal operations team of the year

The award for the in-house legal operations team of the year, sponsored by Digital Legal Exchange, sees a number of contenders that managed to tap into their teams’ capabilities and external resources to reinvent how they worked and better serve the rest of their business. Markerstudy The general counsel at insurance business Markerstudy, which underwrites […]

Caesars Palace

UK and US firms drafted in on William Hill’s takeover offer

A raft of firms, including Slaughter and May and Linklaters, have been called up on William Hill’s talks with Caesars Entertainment on a potential £2.9bn takeover. In the UK, Slaughter and May and Linklaters are lined up for William Hill and Caesars. Slaughters corporate M&A partners Murray Cox and David Johnson are taking the lead […]

National Grid’s longtime legal ops chief goes solo

The chief legal operations officer of National Grid is leaving the company, the second high-profile departure from the energy provider’s legal team in two months. Mo Zain Ajaz, chief counsel and global head of operational excellence, is leaving his role at the energy provider at the end of 2020, wrapping a stint that has lasted […]

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