White & Case has been fined £250,000 in the largest-ever sanction imposed by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) against a firm, as it said today (19 July) that the firm had breached conduct rules by acting recklessly in failing to identify a conflict of interest and failure to protect confidential information regarding a $2bn Ukrainian commercial dispute.

Source: ‘Acted recklessly’: White & Case fined record sum by SDT for conflict of interest breach | www.legalbusiness.co.uk

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