Hammad Akhtar appointed head of the Transactional Services group

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed Hammad Akhtar to lead its transactional services group with effect from August 1. Hammad, a renowned corporate lawyer specializing in national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and portfolio transfer transactions, joined the firm as Head of Corporate for Financial Services in 2017. …

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Cuomo, Time’s Up represented by the same law firm

besieged News York Govt. Andrew Cuomo and Time’s Up, a charity that supports victims of sexual harassment, are represented by the same law firm, Fox News has learned. Cuomo and Time’s Up have both hired law firm Arnold & Porter as legal counsel, according to financial reports. The Time’s Up …

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Black Hat 2021: Lessons from a Lawyer

Why companies and their security teams should consult a lawyer before an incident occurs Presentations at Black Hat often involve slides full of data or code. I have rarely, or perhaps never, seen a slide that details parts of a policy, contract, or general legal text. Nick Merker, partner at …

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