Friday Rundown

The rundown of this week’s top news stories.

1. Brexit Secretary signs order to scrap 1972 Brussels ACT – ending all EU law in the UK [OGV.UK]

2. Greene King to be sold to Hong Kong’s richest family for £2.7bn [via The Guardian]

3. De Niro’s company sues ex-employee for $6m for embezzlement and Netflix bingeing [via The Guardian]

4. Criminal cases delayed across England and Wales as courts lie idle [via The Guardian]

5. Hong Kong protests: Twitter and Facebook remove Chinese accounts [via BBC News]

6. US delays Huawei trade ban for another 90 days [via BBC News]

7. Dechert caught up in Middle East hacking claim [via The Law Society Gazette]

8. Social mobility boost for aspiring solicitors [via The Law Society Gazette]

9. UK sees record foreign investment in tech start-ups [via BBC News]

10. Government finances weaker than expected in July [via BBC News]

11. Dentons appoints ‘mindfulness’ chief to boost wellbeing [via The Law Society Gazette]

12. New adventures beckon for senior women leaders [via The Law Society Gazette]

13. Dealwatch: Paul Hastings and Slaughters react on nuclear sale as Magic Circle duo imbibes Greene King takeover

14. In-house: Trustpilot bags former Skyscanner legal chief as Gowling scores sole Commonwealth Games mandate