Daily Archives: September 5, 2018, 8:48 am

Guest Post: Cyber and Privacy Risks: The Next Australian Securities Litigation Frontier? | The D&O Diary

Australia is renowned for having a very fertile securities class action and litigation funding environment (see here).  Concern as to the frequency and severity of shareholder class actions is such that an Australian Law Reform Commission inquiry into shareholder class actions is currently underway. Unlike the emerging trend in the US, however, Australia is yet to see a specifically data,…

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Top Cop Wanted to Head New U.K. Economic Crime Center – Risk & Compliance Journal. – WSJ

The National Economic Crime Center, which begins operating on Oct. 31, is looking for a director general, said Nigel Kirby, deputy director of the economic-crime command at the National Crime Agency, on Monday. The new unit will formalize a growing collaboration among Britain’s agencies to tackle bribery, corruption and money laundering. It will be staffed by experts seconded from the…

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Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax Joins Morrison & Foerster | Morrison Foerster

Morrison & Foerster, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce that Justin Fairfax has joined the firm in the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. offices, as a partner in its Commercial Litigation, Trials, and Investigations + White Collar Defense groups. Mr. Fairfax will separately perform his duties as Virginia Lieutenant Governor, which is a part-time role under Virginia…

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