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Impact of DSARs in the GDPR Era

Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect this past May, there has been a significant uptick in the number of data subject access requests (DSARs). Due to these regulatory changes, along with steep fines and shorter deadlines to complete requests, the compliance burden on organizations has to be taken seriously. To effectively […]

British Virgin Islands introduces the Micro Business Companies Act

By Alan Hughes As a leading oÂshore Ênancial center and in keeping with its constant drive toward the development and implementation of robust, modern and progressive corporate products, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has recently introduced the Micro Business Companies Act (the “MBC Act”) – bespoke and innovative legislation designed speciÊcally toward developing and supporting the […]

Court’s guidance on identifying a firm’s centre of interests

By Duncan Lole, Gawain Moore, Geoff Cunningham In the recent case of Re Videology Ltd, the English High Court considered the factors relevant for determining a company’s centre of main interests (or COMI) and whether it had an establishment in a foreign jurisdiction for the purposes of the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006. Walker Morris insolvency experts, Duncan […]

Redress scheme outcome challenges – Have they ended?

By Paul Gair The recent case of R. (on the application of Holmcroft Properties Ltd) v KPMG LLP 2018 WL 04636705 has confirmed that Judicial Review is not the appropriate avenue for a bank customer unhappy with an accountancy firm acting as a ‘skilled person’ in approving an offer of compensation by his bank under a redress […]

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M&A specialist promoted to partner at Schoenherr

Thomas Kulnigg has been made a partner at Schoenherr. A specialist for M&A transactions and corporate law, Kulnigg has worked at the Vienna head office since 2006, advising clients primarily from the IT, technology, industrial and financial sectors on their national and international transactions.

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In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters David Bott, Bott & Co As Lord Justice Jackson’s civil litigation costs reforms took hold, personal injury firms across the UK felt the bite. Manchester-based Bott & Co was no exception but instead of bemoaning the cuts, senior partner David Bott led a complete reinvention […]

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Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) managing partner George Eddings is set for a challenge to his leadership in March as his two-year tenure comes up for renewal. Eddings was head of global shipping and transport before he was elected managing partner in 2012. He replaced his predecessor Greg Gray, after an uninterrupted 10-year stint at the […]

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