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September 2019 articles

UK litigation funder Augusta raises $115m from US investment manager
UK litigation funder Augusta raises $115m from US investment manager
The UK’s largest litigation funder by case volume Augusta said today it had raised $115m (£93m) from an unnamed US [...]
September 11, 2019
Finance boss of outsourcer Mitie joins CPA Global
Finance boss of outsourcer Mitie joins CPA Global
Outsourcer Mitie said today that its chief financial officer Paul Woolf has resigned to join intellectual property management and technology [...]
September 11, 2019
UK electoral system vulnerable to foreign hacking, say officials
UK electoral system vulnerable to foreign hacking, say officials
On the brink of an election, The UK does not have time to bring forward measures to resist the sort [...]
September 11, 2019
Ireland’s nominee for EU trade portfolio says probability of a Brexit deal rising
Ireland’s nominee for EU trade portfolio says probability of a Brexit deal rising
Ireland’s nominee for the EU trade portfolio Phil Hogan said today that the probability of a Brexit deal between the [...]
September 10, 2019
Litigation Capital Management bosses say Burford woes will not dampen sector
Litigation Capital Management bosses say Burford woes will not dampen sector
The management of litigation funder Litigation Capital Management (LCM) said today that the negativity around fellow funder Burford Capital would [...]
September 10, 2019
Shares in gambling firm 888 Holdings slide on first-half profit dip
Shares in gambling firm 888 Holdings slide on first-half profit dip
Shares in gambling company 888 Holdings fell nearly nine per cent this morning after profit fell by nearly two thirds [...]
September 10, 2019
Internal auditors name cybersecurity as the top risk faced by their businesses
Internal auditors name cybersecurity as the top risk faced by their businesses
A survey of internal auditors published today has found cybersecurity, regulatory change and digitalisation are the top three risks faced [...]
September 10, 2019
Deloitte Legal to recruit trainee lawyers for first time as Big Four continue legal expansion
Deloitte Legal to recruit trainee lawyers for first time as Big Four continue legal expansion
Deloitte Legal will offer training contracts to aspiring lawyers for the first time from today, as the Big Four continue [...]
September 10, 2019
Going Dutch: UK investment in Netherlands soars since Brexit referendum
Going Dutch: UK investment in Netherlands soars since Brexit referendum
UK investments in the Netherlands have jumped more than four-fold to €80bn (£72bn) since the Brexit referendum in 2016, the [...]
September 9, 2019
Eddie Stobart says it has received buyout interest from Dbay Advisors
Eddie Stobart says it has received buyout interest from Dbay Advisors
Troubled trucking company Eddie Stobart said today it had received a preliminary approach about a possible acquisition by its third-largest [...]
September 9, 2019