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  • Podcast 595: Business protection - The basics

    Video Podcast

    Submitted: 25 May 2017

    Simmons & Simmons partners Andrea Finn and Angus McLean discuss the basics of business protection including the ways in which breaches can occur, which assets are at risk and how best to protect these assets.

  • Oversight May 2015 - SFC Consultation on proposed Guidelines for Robo-advisers and Online Distribution of Investment Products

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 22 May 2017

    ​SFC launched Consultation on proposed Guidelines for Robo-advisers and Online Distribution of Investment Products.

  • Business protection: The basics

    Webinar

    Submitted: 19 May 2017

    ​Materials from our webinar where Simmons & Simmons partners Andrea Finn and Angus McLean discussed the basics of business protection including risk factors and potential breaches, the business assets at risk and how best to protect these.

  • Failure to give notice of an equitable assignment of a trade mark licence: lessons from GNIC v Holland & Barrett [2017] EWHC 746 (Ch) Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 19 May 2017

    Failure to give notice of an equitable assignment of a trade mark licence might prevent the assignee from exercising its rights under the licence.

  • Investing in start-ups Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    In this session we explore the issues that start-ups and investors encounter and some key challenges they need to overcome.

  • Digitalisation of Companies: What an in-house counsel needs to know Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    Digitalisation of companies poses various legal challenges to companies across all sectors. This session briefly highlights four topics, which are inextricably linked to each other: IT Contract Law, Data Protection Law, Rights in Data and IT Security Law. The legal overview is complemented by an in-house counsel’s practical experience in this field.

  • Can your most valuable assets walk out of the door? Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    To a large extent, the security of your business is in the hands of those individuals who have access to information, strategy and staff. Managing the risk caused by the natural movement of people into and out of a business, or by negligent or rogue employees, is something that all organisations need to grapple with. This session focuses on some of the practical and legal steps that businesses can take to mitigate the risks arising from today’s increasingly flexible, mobile and global workforce.

  • Rise of the machines: How businesses are adopting artificial intelligence Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    This panel presents two perspectives on engaging effectively with emerging technologies, from a law firm and from a corporate point of view, together with a case study of a successful integration of an "AI" platform into a professional services context.

  • Hyperfinance: Key findings from our market research into the barriers to innovation in financial services and learnings for tech Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    The recently launched Simmons & Simmons Hyperfinance report explores the barriers that inhibit banks and asset managers from embracing technology to improve their operational efficiency and customer service. During this session we discuss the key recommendations made in the report and consider the key legal and regulatory issues that can inhibit digital innovation and how to overcome them.

  • Blockchain in the real world: A demonstration Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 18 May 2017

    This session gives a demonstration of a Bitcoin transaction from Jason Vincente, the founder of Aeguana, a bitcoin and blockchain consultancy firm. The session also provides commentary on how the market for enterprise-grade blockchain applications has matured over the last 12 months, and some key legal and regulatory issues that firms are encountering when developing and rolling out blockchain solutions.

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