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Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority updates banking licensing guidelines

Out Law News Feed - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:47
Financial regulator the Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority (SAMA) has updated its guidelines for those seeking a banking licence, in a bid to encourage new entrants to the sector.

The case against KPMG: When does a team hire become a crime?

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:36
A disagreement about a break clause agreement is likely to be at the centre of a dispute between KPMG and French firm Fidal over a 144-lawyer raid

Brexit sparks visa concern among EU trainees

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:30
Issue relates to status of EU nationals hoping to work in the in the UK as law firms reiterate they have plans in place

Third-party financers are fueling investor-state arbitration battles

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 20:42
2018 saw more investor-state cases filed than any previous year, an indicator that parties may be getting more outside help to advance their claims.

Juniors demand answers from SRA on protection from ‘toxic’ work environments

Law Gazette News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 17:05

Concern over strike-off rulings in Sovani James and Emily Scott cases.  

Juniors demand SRA answers on protection from ‘toxic’ work environments

Law Gazette News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 17:05

Concern over strike-off rulings in Sovani James and Emily Scott cases.  

Novice solicitor banned for perverting course of justice

Law Gazette News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:37

Mohammed Riaz had attempted to get a witness to drop assault complaint made against his brother.

IMC Financial Services Ltd (clone of an FCA authorised firm)

FCA - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:15
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’. 

Care Quality Commission issues first 'duty of candour' breach fine

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 15:09
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has issued its first fine to an NHS trust for failing to comply with its 'duty of candour', which requires healthcare providers to be open and honest with patients or their families if there is an incident in which they suffer harm.

Irish watchdog issues 'no deal' Brexit data transfers guidance

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 15:09
Businesses in Ireland have been urged to ensure that their transfer of personal data to the UK in a 'no deal' Brexit scenario is compliant with data protection law.

EBA muddies waters on IT security in outsourcing contracts

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:58
ANALYSIS: The IT security measures that banks and other financial institutions in Europe need to provide for in their contracts when outsourcing should be set out clearly in a single document, not spread across separate guidelines that do not correlate.

Gambling ads guidance promotes data and social media tools

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:41
Stricter standards will apply to gambling adverts in the UK from April this year as regulators address the risk of "irresponsible" marketing and seek to protect children from harm.

Pro bono lawyers 'like loyal horse Boxer in Animal Farm' - High Court judge

Law Gazette News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:14

Mr Justice Williams says lawyers are filling the gaps that should be covered by legal aid.

Supreme Court backs law firm in landmark negligence case

Law Gazette News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:45

Ruling in Raleys restores original county court judgment in ex-miner's compensation claim. 

ICO pursuing data protection fee 'campaign'

Out Law News Feed - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:33
The UK's data protection watchdog appears to running a "concerted campaign" to ensure organisations pay the fees they owe to fund its work, an expert has said.

Ryanair gets court backing to bypass solicitors in delay claims

Law Gazette News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:09

Firms representing delayed passengers not entitled to lien for costs, rules Court of Appeal.

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