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  • Financial Markets Legal Update 2019

    Seminar

    Event date: 23 May 2019

    Join us for our annual Financial Markets Legal Update in our Amsterdam office. Throughout the day we will cover a broad range of topics relevant to the financial markets and asset management sectors.

  • Prosecutions for snooping employees

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 01 April 2019

    The ICO has announced three successful prosecutions for unlawful obtaining or disclosing of personal data under s55 of the Data Protection Act 1998, all of which involved employees accessing or transferring personal data in their own self-interest.

  • House of Lords Committee report on the Bribery Act 2010

    Article

    Submitted: 18 March 2019

    ​A Committee of the House of Lords has published a report reviewing the Bribery Act 2010 and making recommendations for change in its implementation and enforcement.

  • Pioneering Dutch Computer Crime Act III entered into force

    Article

    Submitted: 01 March 2019

    ​The Computer Crime Act III aims to improve the efficiency of tackling cybercrime. This article outlines the key elements of the new Act, including the controversial "hacking power".

  • Legal Headwinds: Asia - Quarterly Report - Q1 2019 Restricted access

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 13 February 2019

    The Q1 2019 edition of Legal Headwinds focuses on key legal and regulatory developments relevant to financial institutions operating in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • Service of HMRC information notices on non-residents Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 05 February 2019

    The Court of Appeal has held that, where HMRC are investigating the UK tax position of a non-resident, they have power to serve taxpayer notices outside the UK.

  • The Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations: Publicity - The UK Perspective

    Article

    Submitted: 25 January 2019

    We have contributed a chapter to GIR's The Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations called "Publicity: The UK Perspective". In it, we consider publicity surrounding investigations or proceedings in the UK, the impact upon the corporation involved - including the reputational and financial implications - and the consequences for the investigative or trial process itself.

  • Largest fine yet under the GDPR levied against Google by the French Data Protection Regulator

    Blog Post

    Submitted: 22 January 2019

    Google has been fined a record €50m following complaints made under the GDPR by privacy campaigners.

  • Lonsdale v National Westminster Bank plc: Disclosure of SARs in civil proceedings

    Article

    Submitted: 18 January 2019

    The Court ruled that a Suspicious Activity Report filed by the defendant bank was relevant to the breach of contract, defamation and Data Protection Act claims brought by the customer against the bank. Disclosure should not be refused on grounds of confidentiality. It is an important reminder to financial crime and compliance practitioners that SARs may be disclosable in litigation both to customers and potentially to third parties.

  • Bribery and Corruption risks in the Healthcare & Life Sciences sector

    Webinar

    Submitted: 17 January 2019

    View our webinar on the potentially damaging nature of bribery and corruption within the Healthcare & Life Sciences sector.

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