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The time taken for law firms to be paid for work has fallen by a week

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

Beware: 7 most common online financial scams

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

Audi fined 800 million euros; What prosecutors said

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

Suspects arrested in international action against large-scale VAT fraud

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

Cybersecurity to the top of the agenda for law firms

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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Is money-laundering scandal at Danske Bank the largest in history?

The Russian-speaking caller refused to give a name but the threat was explicit: “Do you really feel you can walk home safely at night?” It was 2013 and officers ... Read More

EU to step up legal battle with Britain over import scam

The European Commission is expected to step up a legal battle on Wednesday against Britain to recover 2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion) in lost revenues due to an import ... Read More
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EU voted in favor of controversial copyright laws; The internet could be changed forever

The EU has voted on copyright reform (again), with members of European Parliament this time voting in favor of the extremely controversial Articles 11 and 13. The 438 to ... Read More

Online lawyers to offer ‘smart contracts’; Blockchain technology to be used

Smart contracts for everyday legal transactions will use blockchain technology as legal and blockchain providers join forces. Online legal services pioneer Rocket Lawyer has announced plans to offer its ... Read More
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Dutch bank ING fined 775 million euros in money laundering case

Dutch bank ING has paid 775 million euros ($897 million) to settle a huge money laundering case in the Netherlands, prosecutors said Tuesday. The country’s financial prosecution service said ... Read More
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