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Brexit: working with the new deal?

18 Oct 2019
The revised withdrawal agreement and political declaration, formally approved by the European Council on 17 October, would deliver the immediate benefit of a transition period up to 31 December 2020, with the possibility of limited extension after that date.

D&O: de facto directors and policy implications

18 Oct 2019
D&O policies typically provide cover for claims and investigations against directors including de facto directors. But exactly what does de facto director mean? We explain why it matters and examine a recent High Court decision which helps clarify this difficult question for insurers and insureds alike.
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Brexit: does the deal rule out customs checks in Ireland?

17 Oct 2019
The text of the revised Brexit deal announced on 17 October will inevitably be subject to close scrutiny, not least to determine whether it meets the UK government's undertaking to rule out the possibility of customs checks requiring infrastructure on the island of Ireland.
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Brexit: 14 days - do or die?

17 Oct 2019
17 October 2019 sees the start of the scheduled EU Council meeting in Brussels. It also marks the point at which the 31 October "exit day" is a mere 14 days away.
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Success for WBD in UK Chambers Legal Guide

10 Oct 2019
Womble Bond Dickinson has been recognised by the UK Chambers 2020 Guide to the Legal Profession which launched today. The firm has been ranked for 72 of its practice areas and 116 of its people demonstrating how much expertise is contained within the firm. WBD has also been named as a National Leader for ten practice areas.

The data breach floodgates are opening?

09 Oct 2019
On 2 October 2019, the Court of Appeal ruled that a claim brought on behalf of over 4 million iPhone users in relation to the alleged misuse of their personal data without their consent, can go ahead.