Practice Areas

An insight into the relevance of insight in misconduct outcomes

If a police officer facing professional disciplinary proceedings disputes the misconduct allegations and continues to do so even after a finding of gross misconduct, can the misconduct hearing conclude that that the officer lacks insight and remorse – and impose a higher disciplinary sanction?

Working ethically: The importance of transparency and workplace whistleblowing

When we hear talk of whistle-blowers, we tend to think of high-profile examples like Edward Snowden holed up in Russia or former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning. But for the most part, workplace whistleblowing doesn’t involve grand government conspiracies or James Bond-esque plotlines but generally more mundane forms of fraud and other abuses of power.

How to keep your business finances in check during Covid-19

COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation. Although the Government has recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.

Cayman Islands Updated Economic Substance Guidance

Version 3.0 of the Cayman Islands guidance notes (“Guidance”) on the Cayman Islands’ economic substance legislation provides additional assistance in interpreting the International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law (the “ES Law”).

Digital Therapeutics – Evolution and entry into mainstream healthcare

Research undertaken by DLA Piper’s Life Sciences practice in conjunction with The Lawyer seeks to understand the current developments in the field of digital therapeutics, looking at key questions that need to be addressed if these products are to become mainstream components of health systems across the world.