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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.

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Reed Smith rebuked for breaching SRA rules

Reed Smith has been issued with a written rebuke by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, in relation to an investigation into the firm’s conduct eight years ago. The firm has accepted the rebuke and will pay £1,350 in costs to the regulator. It was found that Reed Smith did not distinguish between its London and Delaware […]

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What do DLA Piper and O’Neill Patient have in common for the first time in 2020?

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 […]

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