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James and Jenkins Consulting Group

FCA - 1 hour 41 min ago
We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

HMCTS staff spent 30,000 hours dealing with court IT chaos

Law Gazette News - 2 hours 48 min ago
Ministry of Justice says the January outage was reputationally damaging.

Whitehall ponders new identity verification scheme

Law Gazette News - 2 hours 51 min ago
Calls for evidence on system for proving identity ‘without the need for identity cards’.

70 years, 70 cases: campaigners pay tribute to legal aid

Law Gazette News - 3 hours 52 min ago
Justice Alliance publishes booklet to commemorate Legal Aid and Advice Act 1949.

Herbert Smith Freehills Expands in South Africa With 13 Hires

Legal Week rss Feed - 5 hours 59 min ago
The firm has lured two partners away from other international firms in Johannesburg.

UK Financial Management Ltd

FCA - 6 hours 12 min ago
We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Baker McKenzie, White & Case and DLA Piper among firms shortlisted for top prizes at Legal Week’s African Legal Awards

Legal Week rss Feed - 10 hours 10 min ago
The shortlist has been announced for awards, which take place in September in Johannesburg.

Society updates best-practice guide for conveyancers

Law Gazette News - 14 hours 49 min ago
Chancery Lane chief says Conveyancing Protocol will provide consistency and improve efficiency.

Australian Banking Inquiry a Boon for Law Firms

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 23:44
A yearlong, unprecedented government inquiry into misconduct in Australia’s banking and financial services sector has kept law firms busy—and there's more work to come.

Qualcomm Slapped With $272M Antitrust Fine by European Commission

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 19:55
The ruling marks the second time European regulators have fined Qualcomm: Last year the company was ordered to pay $1.1 billion for illegally attempting to thwart rivals.

Hogan Lovells Australia Plans to Double in Size in Next 3 Years

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:53
Australia managing partner Scott Harris said the firm hopes to have about 15 partners across its Australia offices.

FCA Statement on the MoU with the Bank of England

FCA - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:49
We have published an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the FCA and the Bank of England (when exercising its prudential regulation functions through the Prudential Regulation Authority).

Society joins plea to UN over Turkey’s ‘chilling roll call of injustice’

Law Gazette News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 14:00
Hundreds of lawyers have been convicted since attempted coup in 2016.

London Law Firm Strengthens Hand in Qatar With New Hires

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:40
Simmons & Simmons has bucked the trend of law firms leaving the country by beefing up its dispute resolution team in Doha.

Thomson Reuters Buys Legaltech Firm HighQ

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:59
The file-sharing, project management and social platform ranks Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance and Dentons among its clients.

'Whoever has the privilege': Gauke on the brink of departure

Law Gazette News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:58
Lord chancellor prepares to bid farewell as he sends a message to his successor in a speech on reoffending.

Ralf Werner Tait Capital (clone of FCA authorised firm)

FCA - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:30
Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’. 

Insurers, not Gauke, screwed up on the discount rate

Law Gazette News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:10
Insurers are angry they didn’t get what they wanted. It was foolish to assume they had won the argument.

Aon Appoints New GC After Stalwart Steps Down

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:13
The firm has appointed a replacement for Peter Lieb, who stepped down last month.

Code aims to improve standard of private prosecutions

Law Gazette News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 09:41
Prosecutors should remember their responsibilities as 'ministers of justice'.

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