Regulatory

CORRUPTION

Australian law firm embroiled in political probe

DWF finds itself drawn into probe of senior politician as critics ask questions about her links to the firm and work earning over A$5m in government fees, according to media reports.

BREXIT

Brexit unbound

Increased throughput sees Brexit-related laws passed more than triple in first half of 2019, while significant non-Brexit legislation has been delayed.

HUMAN RIGHTS

IBA attacks Saudi beheadings

Saudi Arabia is flouting international law with surge in beheadings, says IBA report which highlights record rate of execution in the kingdom.

JUSTICE SYSTEM

Law Society sends out an SOS

“Save our justice system” Law Society urges new UK prime minister Boris Johnson, as Mr Johnson heads to Buckingham Place to take up the post.

COMPLIANCE

The compliance officer cometh

Study reveals 2019 compliance compensation, highlighting the rise of the chief compliance officer role.

FINTECH

Dentons in first tokenised SRO

Firm advises Tokenise to setup the world's first dedicated Self-Regulatory Organisation to exclusively focus on tokenised assets.