Joe Hancock comments on Huawei 5G decision

The National Security Council has given its verdict allowing Chinese telecommunications company Huawei to help build the UK’s 5G network with restrictions. Joe Hancock, Partner and Head of MDR Cyber commented: “The decision today is unsurprising. Allowing Huawei into the UK 5G rollout in a managed manner is the pragmatic option. The UK government was really left with

UK national security reforms to give Government increased power to intervene in transactions

The December 2019 Queen’s Speech announced that a National Security and Investment Bill is to be introduced, giving the Government enhanced powers to scrutinise and intervene in transactions in the interests of national security. The proposals are thought necessary in light of the increasingly complex and interconnected international political and economic landscape and advances in