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Six terrorists convicted of further terror act after release, data shows | UK news

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Six convicted terrorists have been released from prison and convicted of a further terrorist offence within seven years, it has been revealed, as parliament heads into a debate over emergency laws designed to keep extremist prisoners in jail for longer.Between January 2013 and December 2019, 196 individuals convicted of a terrorist offence were released from prison in England and Wales with 3.

Bracing for the Wild Ride in Data Privacy Regulation

While the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) may be the big story in privacy entering 2020, it’s not the only story.And a whole rash of states (and even the country) may follow in California’s footsteps, creating a privacy patchwork similar to what exists for data breach notification.

'Gagging orders' should not be used to stop whistleblowers – Acas | Law

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Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) should not be used to stop workers from reporting sexual harassment or whistleblowing, the conciliation service Acas has said.In new guidance on the contracts, the body also underlined that contracts should not be used to prevent the reporting of discrimination or harassment to the police.

Simpson Thacher Invests in Innovation, Hiring Prominent CKO Oz Benamram

After more than a decade at White & Case, legal technologist and innovation evangelist Oz Benamram is joining the leadership team at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, where he’ll serve as the elite Wall Street firm’s first chief knowledge and innovation officer.Want to continue reading?

In another Trump win, court tosses Democrats' suit over his businesses

Two days after being acquitted by the Senate in his impeachment trial, Trump hailed the ruling as a “total win,” telling reporters that “it was another phony case.” Elizabeth Wydra, a lawyer for the lawmakers, said they were disappointed in the decision and were weighing their next steps.

Ben Hooberman obituary | Law

The son of Barnett Hooberman, a wholesale dairy importer, and his wife, Ada (nee Shackman), Ben was born and grew up in Stamford Hill, north London.He studied law at Trinity College Dublin, where his world opened up and his desire for keen political debate flowered.

U.S. securities regulator unveils legal framework for digital coin offerings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Technology trading startups may be exempted from current securities law restrictions to raise capital using digital currencies or “tokens,” a top Securities and Exchange Commission official proposed on Thursday, but a transition plan would be required after three years.ICOs have become a bonanza for digital currency entrepreneurs, allowing them to raise millions quickly by creating and selling digital tokens with no regulatory oversight.