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British law firms are enjoying increased profits; Brexit and the Big Four the challenges

22/11/2018(0)
British law firms are enjoying increased profits per partner and are optimistic about future commercial prospects despite the impact of Brexit and the threat of the Big Four accountancy ... Read More
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New wave of FX manipulation lawsuits

16/11/2018(0)
A group of large institutional investor plaintiffs filed a lawsuit on 07 November, in the US District Court in Manhattan, in a action linked to proce rigging in the ... Read More
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BVI hires second attorney to stay off EU’s blacklist

08/11/2018(1)
The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has hired another attorney from the UK to draft legislation intended to keep the territory off the European Union’s blacklist of ... Read More
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Victims of €20m French-Israeli ads scam to get some money back, not from Israel

07/11/2018(0)
Seven years after French law enforcement began receiving complaints about a sophisticated advertising scam operated from France and Israel, hundreds of victims of the 20 million euro ($17.5 million) ... Read More
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EU needs single anti-money laundering authority, says thinktank

05/11/2018(0)
The European Union should set up a single anti-money laundering (AML) authority with the power to levy big fines to tackle the stream of scandals across member states, Brussels-based ... Read More
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The time taken for law firms to be paid for work has fallen by a week

31/10/2018(0)
The time taken for law firms to be paid for work has fallen by a week, but still takes over four months to hit the accounts. The billing time ... Read More
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Beware: 7 most common online financial scams

23/10/2018(0)
Europol and the European Banking Federation launch awareness campaign on 7 most common online financial scams. Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), the European Banking Federation and their partners from ... Read More
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Audi fined 800 million euros; What prosecutors said

17/10/2018(0)
German law enforcement authorities added another chapter to Volkswagen’s diesel scandal Tuesday by fining the company’s luxury division Audi 800 million euros ($925 million) for selling cars rigged to ... Read More
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Suspects arrested in international action against large-scale VAT fraud

15/10/2018(0)
During a joint action day in seven EU Member States, an international organised crime group was tackled, involved in large-scale VAT fraud with a damage of more than EUR ... Read More
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Cybersecurity to the top of the agenda for law firms

03/10/2018(0)
Defending against cyberattacks has overtaken artificial intelligence as the main technology issue for law firms, and over half of the top law firms are investing in systems changes over ... Read More
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