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Romanian draft law on 5G technology under strong criticism from both public authorities and private stakeholders

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.

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McDermott hires Squires’ Singapore co-head for Asia expansion

McDermott Will & Emery has hired Squire Patton Boggs’ Singapore co-managing partner Ignatius Hwang as part of its plan to set up a base in the South East Asia hub. Hwang will initially be part of MWE’s London office while the firm is understood to be waiting for the regulatory approval for its new Singapore […]

Slaughters adds City quintet to partnership

Slaughter and May has promoted two lawyers to partner in its financing group, along with other promotions in corporate, IP and disputes. The firm’s group of five is just three fewer than in 2020 when eight made the cut.  They are understood to have all trained at Slaughters, apart from Charlie-McGarel Groves in financing, who […]

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