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Exemplary damages awarded following serious fraud against insurer

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 16:30
The Court of Appeal has awarded additional 'exemplary' damages in a case involving a "sophisticated and sustained fraud" against an insurer.

A&O partners braced for O'Melveny latest as US merger question looms over Miami conference

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 16:12
Tech, governance and US merger talks set to feature on agenda as partners head to Miami conference

32Red pays £2m penalty after anti-money laundering failings

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:54
An online gambling provider has paid a penalty of more than £2 million after it failed to meet its obligations on social responsibility and on addressing the risk of money laundering.

Why firms need to ensure there is parity around mental and physical health in the workplace

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:42
Professor Mark Watson-Gandy, barrister and chair of Mental Health First Aid England, explains why his organisation is campaigning to change the law to include mental health in first aid regulations

Staff jobs saved as London firm goes into administration

Law Gazette News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:35

Rollingsons Solicitors transfers its client files to a national firm.

Ireland may provide Brexit solution to UK pharmaceuticals

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:26
UK pharmaceutical companies could look to Ireland to account for the impact of Brexit, an expert in life sciences has said.

New South Wales commits 'unprecedented' A$87.2bn to infrastructure

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:01
The state government of New South Wales (NSW) will invest a record A$87.2 billion (€55.75bn) in infrastructure over the next four years, it has announced.

Freshfields and Slaughters give way on pay gap

Law Gazette News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:33

Firms were told by MPs to release full data for gender pay gap including partners as well as employees.

Slaughters and Freshfields reveal partner gender pay gap after request by MPs

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:22
Magic circle firms include partners in pay gap figures following pressure from MPs

Allen & Overy accused by MP of 'dragging its feet' over partner gender pay gap reporting

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 13:22
Rachel Reeves blasts A&O as parliamentary committee publishes responses from all five magic circle firms on gender pay gap reporting

Hogan Lovells says more than 50 roles have gone from London

Law Gazette News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:35

International firm consulted last year on moving posts to ‘lower cost’ alternatives.

Court rules CFA scope not limited to named defendant

Law Gazette News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:11

Judge says agreement should be put in context and was consistent with being ‘descriptive rather than presciptive’.

DACB warns of legal challenge to new Heathrow runway due to 'serious errors' by DfT

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:55
DACB client Heathrow Hub alleges airport expansion proposals were unfairly judged

New rules on free flow of non-personal data move closer

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:54
Governments across the EU would have to justify national regulations requiring companies to store non-personal data locally under proposed new rules that moved closer to being finalised on Tuesday.

Communications 'explosion' hampering disclosure

Law Gazette News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:46

Sir Peter Gross says in one case police spent 630 hours reviewing data from three mobile phones.

Hogan Lovells cuts 54 London business services jobs following long-running consultation

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:36
Firm moves roles to bases in Johannesburg, Louisville and Birmingham

Company entitled to damages despite affirming contract in bribery case

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:26
A company was entitled to bring a claim for damages against a contractor which had paid bribes to its former managing director, regardless of whether it had affirmed its commercial relationship with the briber after the bribery came to light.

Clifford Chance and Weil lead as Apax nears $2bn sale of chemicals distributor

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:24
Swedish private equity firm EQT and Canadian pensions fund close in on Azelis deal

BCLP management duo step down from LOD board following private equity sale

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:14
BCLP senior partner Neville Eisenberg leaves LOD board as Bowmark Capital takes over

EU and Australia open trade talks

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:30
The first formal talks between the EU and Australia on forming a new free trade agreement were held on Monday.

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