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Loading NIS directive 2.0 for higher cybersecurity protection

Given that the landscape of threats has significantly expanded, it comes as no surprise that the European Commission has proposed a revised version of the Directive concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union.


Boardman, Nigel – Hot 100

The Slaughter and May trio fought off Philip Green in the key UK M&A bid of 2004. Nigel Boardman – still regarded by many as London’s M&A king – often gets the credit. But while he deserves considerable credit, the deal actually broke while he was on holiday. No doubt the Boardman family had to […]

Nigel Boardman set to Kop some flak

So here’s at least one reason for a gigantic international firm to keep the odd regional office open. DLA Piper – the only global firm with an office in Liverpool, as far as we know – has scooped the mandate to advise Scouse FC on its talks with Dubai International Capital (DIC), which is being […]

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Slaughters’ Boardman advises on Lord Moynihan’s sports governance private member’s bill

Slaughter and May corporate partner Nigel Boardman has won a lead role advising British Olympic Association chair Lord Moynihan on his private member’s bill, ‘The Governance of Sport’. The bill aims to spark debate about difficult issues in sport, proposing a raft of new measures including national anti-doping provisions, visa and immigration rules for elite […]


Slaughters’ Boardman leads on Standard Chartered settlement

Slaughter and May partners Nigel Boardman and Richard Swallow have advised Standard Chartered in its $340m settlement over allegations of hidden Iranian transactions. Corporate partner Boardman and dispute resolution partner Swallow are instructed on the UK side, with Sullivan & Cromwell financial regulatory partner and senior chairman Rodgin Cohen and dispute resolution partner Samuel Seymour […]

Arsenal fan Boardman advises Spurs on Arnesen

Arsenal fan and Slaughter and May corporate partner Nigel Boardman is advising the football club’s bitter rival, Tottenham Hotspur, on Chelsea’s allegedly illegal approach for Spurs sporting director Frank Arnesen. Arsenal season ticket-holder Boardman is also advising Arsenal on the Ashley Cole ‘tapping up’ case. “I’ve never been a great one for hate in football. […]

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