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The pace of movement towards cloud based service solutions seems to be unrelenting, and encompasses solutions of increasing value and criticality. There is accordingly a lot more discussion and negotiation concerning the contract terms which would govern such services. However, whilst much attention will understandably focus upon important themes such
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The introduction of the new investment screening regime will mark a watershed moment for the UK Government’s powers to intervene in corporate transactions.

DLA Piper’s new podcast series Understanding the UK National Security & Investment Regime guides listeners though what is driving the new regime, how it will operate in
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INTRODUCTION

Operational resilience is a key focus area for regulators across Europe, at both the domestic and European level.  The banking crisis prompted regulators to strengthen the financial sector’s ability to weather financial risks.  But as the financial sector has become increasingly dependent on outsourced and third-party service providers, regulators
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DLA Piper’s Technology and Strategic Sourcing team recently completed a circa £275 million transformative networks and telephony deal for one of its key clients (one of the UK’s largest financial institutions), which utilised an innovative negotiation method known as ‘applied game theory’ in order to carry out the final negotiation
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