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Your cybersecurity is only as good as your employees

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, cybercrime was growing exponentially. Now, with the shift to remote and hybrid working, the global cost of cybercrime has risen by 50% since 2018 to more than US$1bn last year. 30 billion data records were also stolen in 2020, more than the previous 15 years put together.

Are NFTs insurable?

Are NFTs are insurable and what is the legal situation in Austria?

Moving to the cloud – Forsters case study

As a leading London law firm, Forsters provides exceptional legal services to their clients. But the tech they relied on to produce that work was inadequate. This case study is on how the firm moved to the cloud with NetDocuments. On top of that, Forsters implemented the changes during Covid-19.

Recent changes to the rules on trial witness statements

In this webinar, Anthony de Garr Robinson QC and Laurence Emmett QC discuss the new rules relating to trial witness statements in the Business and Property Courts (Practice Direction 57AC of the CPR), the practical difficulties the new rules create for commercial litigators and how those difficulties could best be managed.

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Therium commits £1m per year to pro bono work

Litigation funder Therium has launched a new pro-bono initiative which will see the business commit roughly £1m a year to funding cases outside of its historic targets. ‘Therium Access’ will require litigants to file applications to the fund via an online form that will need to be completed by an established law firm with grants […]

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Beleaguered Squires set for further partner loss to Crowell

Squire Patton Boggs is to lose yet another lawyer to Crowell & Moring, making him the latest partner this year to join former London head Robert Weekes. Debt finance partner Andrew Knight is the latest defection from Squires’ London office. He has been at Squires for the past 11 years, having moved from legacy Speechly […]

Burford eyes new funding opportunities as profits surge 24 per cent

Litigation funder Burford Capital has reported a 24 per cent surge in its net profit for 2018, as well as a rise in overall income to $420m. Net profits reached $328m last year, according to the UK listed company. However, the increase was not as dramatic as in 2017 when it posted an 109 per […]

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