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How are changes in regulation affecting the financial services sector?

12 Apr 17

It has been nearly a decade since the first clouds of the approaching financial crisis emerged - and the resulting economic and political impact paved the way for increased regulation of the financial services sector.

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Safeguard your data, safeguard your business

29 Mar 17

Chris Graham, head of Watson Burton law firm’s Commercial Litigation, Fraud and Employment team – and member of the Management Committee of the NE Fraud Forum - explores the challenges facing businesses in the cyber security arena.

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Watson Burton advises on multi-million dollar tech sector deals

22 Mar 17

London-based investment management and advisory company Arie Capital Ltd has completed three investments - worth a total of $11.2 million - into innovative technology companies with the support of law firm Watson Burton.

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Demand soars for training opportunities at Watson Burton

15 Mar 17

Commercial law firm Watson Burton has seen a huge increase in demand for places on its spring vacation scheme.

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Watson Burton leads the way in cyber security

10 Mar 17

Commercial law firm Watson Burton is practicing what it preaches – by becoming the only North East-based legal practice to be named on the Cyber Essentials website as holding the prestigious Cyber Essentials Plus certification.

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