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May 2016

Argentina - Proposed amendment to Argentinian Data Protection Act announced

Argentina - Proposed amendment to Argentinian Data Protection Act announced

As set out by the director of the Argentinian data protection authority in his 'Programa Jusicia 2020', (the Dirección Nacional de Protección de Datos ...

Building the Northern Powerhouse - lessons from the Rhine-Ruhr and Randstad

Building the Northern Powerhouse - lessons from the Rhine-Ruhr and Randstad

The idea at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse is to increase the scale of the North of England, better linking cities together through transport im ...

Expert Navigators in a Changing Landscape – Your route to integrated healthcare

Expert Navigators in a Changing Landscape – Your route to integrated healthcare

Two years on from the publication of the NHS Five Year Forward View, Trusts are still looking for new ways to achieve sustainable improvements in pati ...

SecureData: Cyber Threat Advisory Summary

SecureData: Cyber Threat Advisory Summary

Panda Banker – 29 April 2016 Some of the code behind the notorious Zeus banking trojan has been repurposed for a new malware campaign targeting victi ...

GDPR - The Countdown Has Begun

GDPR - The Countdown Has Begun

The countdown has begun. On the 4 May, the General Data Protection Regulation, un-catchily named Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament a ...

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - May 2016

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - May 2016

Government publishes Cyber Security Strategy 2016

Court of Appeal considers consequences of unauthorised agents completing FCA related questionnaires

Court of Appeal considers consequences of unauthorised agents completing FCA related questionnaires

This Court of Appeal decision was an Appeal from a judgment of the Mercantile Court of the Manchester District Registry.  At first instance, the Claim ...

Judge in Financial List dismisses application to strike out parts of misselling and LIBOR manipulation claim

Judge in Financial List dismisses application to strike out parts of misselling and LIBOR manipulation claim

Royal Bank of Scotland plc and National Westminster Bank plc (together "the Bank"), issued an application to strike out parts of a Claim, issued again ...

Contractual interpretation and penalties in the Financial List

Contractual interpretation and penalties in the Financial List

The Financial List has promptly disposed of a case regarding the construction of complex documents in a commercial mortgage-backed securitisation stru ...

Operation Tabernula: Has the FCA really shown more teeth than its predecessor?

Operation Tabernula: Has the FCA really shown more teeth than its predecessor?

The conviction and sentencing of former corporate brokers Martyn Dodgson and Andrew Hind in May 2016 brings the FCA’s largest and most complex insider ...