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Simon Laird takes seat on instech advisory board

Published on 21 September 2017

RPC's Head of Insurance joins conversation at the heart of InsurTech

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RPC named as Rising Law Firm of the Year in Hong Kong

Published on 18 September 2017

Professional services firm RPC has won a top award after being handed the title of Rising Law Firm of the Year at the 2017 Asian Legal Business Awards.

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RPC hires former Hedge Fund COO and General Counsel to expand growing Funds team

Published on 04 September 2017

City-headquartered professional services firm RPC has hired James Kaufmann as a Legal Director in its Funds team.

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Beer trade marks rise by 19% in a year as more capitalise on the craft beer revolution

Published on 04 September 2017

Trade mark registrations for beer brands rise by 104% to highest level since 2007

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Ransomware now 25% of cyber-attacks as hackers target UK businesses

Published on 04 September 2017

Ransomware is now the most likely cyber-threat to UK businesses, with a quarter of all major cyber-attacks involving an attempt to make businesses pay a ransom to get their data back

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RPC advises Park Place Technologies on third major UK acquisition in a year

Published on 15 August 2017

City-headquartered law firm RPC has advised US-based data centre maintenance provider Park Place Technologies on its third major UK acquisition in a year, as it completes the purchase of competitor NCE Group.

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Hackers target retail industry as cyber-attacks double in just one year

Published on 14 August 2017

The number of retail businesses reporting data breaches to the Information Commissioner's Office has doubled in just one year, jumping from 19 in 2015/16 to 38 in 2016/17*, says City-headquartered law firm, RPC.

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Cyber crime prosecutions fall as under-resourced police struggle with increasingly complex threat

Published on 27 July 2017

Only 57 prosecutions under Computer Misuse Act last year despite 1.9 million crimes. Cyber insurance ‘critical’ for businesses.

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RPC secures High Court win for Hammerson in £15m dispute

Published on 20 July 2017

Result brings to an end the eight-year high profile dispute; first reported case on Nickle Sulphide (NiS) inclusions

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