This briefing discusses the importance of resilience, kindness in leadership and the impact that COVID-19 is having on ‘kind business culture’.
By Peter Yapp The use of stalkerware has increased by 83% during the pandemic. Now industry and law enforcement are working together to take on the abusers. Peter Yapp explains to Wired how there is more work to do to understand how stalkerware can be used.
By Peter Yapp Business Email Compromise (BEC), Email Account Compromise (EAC) or Authorized Push Payment (APP) scams (sometimes also known as “CEO fraud”) are the scourge of boardrooms around the world. If there was ever a type of fraud to engender angst, this was it. While Ransomware has got all the column inches in the […]
By Allan Dunlavy If you think Online Reputation Management is about Google rankings? Think again… The real value of Online Reputation Management Too often Online Reputation Management (ORM) is viewed as no more than an exercise in beautifying the first page of Google search results. Here is a situation that may sound familiar: a CEO […]
By Jane Ashford-Thom This month sees the launch of Facebook’s new ‘Oversight Board’ – an exciting development after years of disputes over Facebook’s content moderation decisions. The company’s attempts to self-regulate are often called into question by the lack of transparency around interpretation of policies – in particular, why some offensive posts are removed and […]
Recent judgments in Spain place limits on this way of looking at tax treaties
Stay informed about the latest developments in competition law in Central and Eastern Europe with Schoenherr’s multi-jurisdictional newsletter. Each issue offers insight into developments in merger control, antitrust, and unfair competition in the region. Merger Control Antitrust – Cartel Prohibition Antitrust – Abuse of Dominance Unfair Competition Sector enquiries, legislation and guidance
Outlining the legal framework for trading online
What will be the fallout for London at a time when so much is changing?
On 12 November 2020, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a report presenting its analysis and conclusions on the readiness of certain investment funds that have significant exposure to corporate debt and real estate assets to potential future adverse shocks, as well as five priority action areas which would contribute to their future […]
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The fourth instalment of The Lawyer European Awards shortlist discussions presented by The Lawyer’s Editor, Catrin Griffiths and International Editor, Yun Kriegler will be focused on the emerging trends from the Eastern Europe shortlist entries.
The third instalment of The Lawyer European Awards shortlist discussions presented by The Lawyer’s Editor, Catrin Griffiths and International Editor, Yun Kriegler will be focused on the emerging trends from the Northern Europe shortlist entries.
Clifford Chance is the latest City firm to win a mandate from the UK Government as it seeks legal advice on its response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The magic circle firm has won a mandate lasting until March 2021 to advise the Department of Health and Social Care, though details around the advice provided in […]
The forex rigging cartel dispute in the Competition Appeal Tribunal has been postponed, as the tribunal awaits judgment in the Mastercard/Merricks case. The claim dates to 2013, when allegations of collusion and manipulation were made against several banks. In 2014, the Financial Conduct Authority hit Citibank, JP Morgan, HSBC, EBS and UBS with fines which […]
The entry of a Stockport-based conveyancing firm into this year’s UK 200 has shone a light onto the changing face of the UK legal services market. Conveyancing firm O’Neill Patient entered the UK Top 100 this year for the first time with a turnover of £31.2m. The gulf between O’Neill Patient and the UK’s largest […]
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has decided to take up extra space in its City building and extend its lease. The firm has taken on an extra half a floor in its premises in High Holborn. It opened its London office in 2008 and it has since grown into one of the top litigation firms […]