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GDPR: A pension trustee’s ongoing obligations

After months of preparing for GDPR, unfortunately the work does not stop now that the regulation has been implemented. Elements of the GDPR will require ongoing review and action. See our checklist below to make sure you are up to speed with your ongoing trustee GDPR obligations…

An easement or a lease – the court decides

By Deborah Gordon Brown and Michael Callaghan The High Court has decided that a document purporting to grant a lease of a right of way in fact created an easement. Background An easement is a right over one property that benefits another property, such as a right of way or a right to use a […]

Efficient arbitration – Part 1: Metrics

This is the first in a series of articles by Schoenherr focusing on efficiency in arbitration. The series explores various tools that serve to improve the efficiency of any given arbitration and so achieve a favourable outcome without wasting resources. But before exploring those tools we need to determine what efficient arbitration actually means…

Serbia adopts law on Ultimate Beneficial Owners Central Registry

The Law on Ultimate Beneficial Owners Central Registry entered into force in Serbia on 8 June 2018. This law was adopted in order to harmonise domestic legislation with international standards and to improve the existing system of detecting and preventing money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The law introduces a single, public, electronic database […]

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Shoosmiths has advised the shareholders of Orion Clinical Services on its merger with Simbec Research. The law firm’s corporate partner Adam Dowdney led a team of corporate specialists on the multi-million-pound deal comprising banking partner Linda Williams, corporate assistant Robert Pook and paralegals Rebecca Gray and James Arnold. Additional specialist legal advice was also given […]

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The main danger when offering a disaggregated legal service is the quality of work of the third party supplier. But there are steps that can be taken to mitigate the risks In the context of the fragmented delivery of legal services, what does disaggregation mean to you and what do you see as the biggest […]

No5 Chambers’ barristers represent defendants in football match-fixing case

Barristers from No5 Chambers have represented the defendants in a football match-fixing case. Chann Sankaran and Krishna Ganeshan, businessmen from Singapore, and Michael Boateng, former Whitehawk FC defender, have been convicted of conspiracy to commit bribery after plotting to fix the results of football matches. Sankaran and Ganeshan have been sentenced to five years, and […]

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DLA Piper Hong Kong exits continue as corporate partner joins Jun He

DLA Piper’s Hong Kong corporate partner Esther Leung has left to join Chinese firm Jun He, a month after a team of four moved to Winston & Strawn. Leung has joined Jun He’s Hong Kong office a corporate partner. Her practice focuses on IPOs, public M&A transactions and employment law. She joined DLA Piper in […]

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