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Preparations for MiFID II: IT teams ahead of their Risk & Compliance colleagues within Financial Institutions

A recent study from Aeriandi of IT decision makers and Risk & Compliance managers within UK financial services businesses, has revealed a concerning lack of preparation and understanding of the requirements of MiFID II legislation coming into force in January 2018. The study, carried out in January 2017 shows that managers and decision makers within… Read More

GDPR – the double-edged sword facing the legal profession

On May 25th 2018, the way companies handle data will change forever. On this day next year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force, changing how customer data is handled, and outlining the toughest consequences of data breaches ever seen. Considering we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data a day , and… Read More

Intelligent Contracts – Is this the Way Forward for Enterprises?

Technology is an ever moving target. It’s one of the most demanding working environments; every few weeks or months you need to understand and account for new technologies changing the nature of IT. However, the benefits of being in a fast-paced environment are that new opportunities to combine methods or technology occur almost daily. One… Read More

Solving the case for a more connected legal workforce

Whilst article 50 may not yet have been triggered, the impact of the Brexit referendum (mainly uncertainty) has been strongly felt by everyone and in particular the legal community. Those in trade, financial and regulatory law are working 80+ hour weeks in an attempt to help clients with the legal confusion brought about by the… Read More

The GDPR: How to Make the Simple Complex

I fear my European legal cousins share a character trait with my US colleagues – the ability to make the simple complex. I have practiced law longer than I am going to admit, with the past four years in-house as the Chief Privacy Officer and VP of Legal Affairs at a tech company that creates… Read More

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