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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
money laundering - euros

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
EU copyright law

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
Dutch bank ING

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

Property investment scam: Affected investors lost millions, feel “unprotected by the law”

“The only thing that is left for us now is to file a complaint and pray that the money hasn’t been spent on casinos and luxury hotels.” Around 60 ... Read More
General Data Protection Regulation

Data protection complaints in UK doubled since GDPR took effect

The number of data protection complaint reported to UK regulators has nearly doubled since the introduction of new data protection laws, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has said. Saturday ... Read More

A new legal challenge to Brexit is filed

The UK in EU Challenge group, an anti-Brexit organization consisting largely of British expatriates living in Spain, France and Italy, filed a new legal challenge to Brexit Tuesday alleging that ... Read More
Malta Passport

EU prepares crackdown on ‘citizenship for sale’

Brussels is preparing to crack down on EU governments, including Malta and Cyprus, that award citizenship to rich people from outside the bloc, as concerns mount about so-called dirty ... Read More
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