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Deadline for notification of AML officer appointments is 31 December

By Maree Martin The deadline for regulated funds to notify the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) of their appointment of an Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer (together “AML Officers”) is 31 December 2018. The appointments were required to have been made by 30 September 2018. Unregulated funds are […]

Romania: Cybersecurity – Call for action for major companies in critical sectors

By Daniele Iàcona, Costin Sandu The first piece of EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity is expected to be transposed into Romanian law anytime now, bringing into play enhanced system security obligations for major companies in certain sectors, as well as fines of up to 5 % of non-compliant companies’ turnover. Romania is on its way to finalising the second […]

Hungary: HCA publishes digital consumer protection strategy

By András Nagy The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently published a strategy paper presenting its views on consumer protection in the digital age. The paper subtly indicates that the HCA will continue to follow the European Commission’s guidance in this regard. The paper highlights the measures which the HCA deems necessary to protect consumers and keep […]

Take nothing for granted – legal privilege and internal investigations

By Nick Williams, Rebecca McNulty The subject of legal professional privilege has been back in the spotlight recently, with the English Court of Appeal decision in SFO v. ENRC substantially reversing the original High Court decision. This stops – at least for now – the erosion of a fundamental legal principle: that a person can seek legal […]

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CRSI seminar in Budapest

Kinstellar Budapest held a successful business seminar and roundtable on 29 November focusing on compliance, risk, and sensitive investigations (CRSI) in light of the newly introduced ISO 37001 anti-bribery management systems and EU Directive 2016/679/EU on General Data Protection Regulation. The seminar attracted a number of general counsels and compliance experts from across a range […]

In-house lawyers: shake off the shackles

In the last year alone, the amount of corporate data generated within companies has grown by 40 per cent. But that ­information avalanche can provide opportunities as well as challenges, in-housers at The ­Lawyer’s Managing Risk and Litigation conference in ­London last week were told.

Legalitax and Schoenherr advise on Tecnopool-Gostol deal

Legalitax and Schoenherr advised Tecnopool on the acquisition of a 100 per cent stake in Gopek, the Slovenian holding company of the Gostol Group with registered offices in Nova Gorica, Slovenia. The transaction, which entailed a block sale of shares held by over 100 (former) shareholders of Gopek, was signed and closed simultaneously on 25 November 2016 […]

Lo♥︎ing Legal Life: the trouble with stoicism

This week systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and barrister James Pereira QC look at how to cope with the vicarious trauma that can come with a life in the law. Being a lawyer is a profession that comes with purpose, meaning and great responsibility. Lawyers serve their clients by helping them to navigate what can at […]

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