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The Draft law on the adoption of certain measures concerning informatic and communications infrastructures of national interest and the conditions for deployment of 5G networks initiated by the former Ministry of Transportation, Infrastructure and Communications has undergone a new series of examinations from the relevant public authorities as part of the legislative procedure.

Insurance Bulletin Spring 2021

Although the full impact of Covid-19 on the re/insurance industry remains unclear, the need to retain capital to meet potential losses has contributed to a general hardening of the market after 15 years of soft market conditions characterised by excess capacity, low prices and more relaxed policy terms.

Corruption in the pandemic and the importance of asset recovery

Fraudsters are taking advantage of the opportunity that has presented itself with decreased face­to-face interactions, remote working, and potential technological weaknesses, to attack individuals and corporations for illicit gain.

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New senior partner for Fladgate

Fladgate has appointed a corporate lawyer as its new senior partner. Sunil Sheth took up the role on 1 April 2021, replacing Richard Reuben, who will remain with the firm in its real estate practice. Reuben seved three years in the role, although the job title has reverted from ‘chairman’ to ‘senior partner’ during his […]

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Cadwalader opens Dublin hub in Brexit move

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has opened its doors in the Republic of Ireland, giving the firm a greater presence in the European Union. London is the firm’s sole European office, having called time on its Brussels operations in the financial year 2019/20. The firm secured premises in Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Place at the start of February, […]

Webinar: Transforming service delivery: the new working patterns for lawyers and support staff to deliver a first-class client service

To enable their staff to work remotely this past year, legal firms implemented many years’ worth of digitalisation almost overnight. In this process, a great deal of the admin work done by support teams was instantly automated, highlighting how dated the traditional lawyer-secretary working pattern in law firms was. This webinar looks at how technology […]

Macfarlanes

Macfarlanes promotes City quintet

Macfarlanes has made up five new partners following a reduced promotions round last year. They consist of: Lorna Emson and Christopher Charlton in litigation and dispute resolution, Laura Bretherton and Paul Keddie in finance and Emma Radcliffe in competition. In 2020, just two made the grade at Macfarlanes; Alexandra Green and Alicia Thomas. The firm […]

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