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The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court has recently delivered helpful guidance on the principles to be applied when dealing with attribution of knowledge between a company and its wrongdoing directors; particularly in the context of breaches of duty by directors in exploiting corporate opportunities belonging to the company to receive secret profits.

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On 15 November 2021, the Central Bank of Ireland (“Central Bank”) issued a Notice formally confirming its intention to establish a fast-track filing process and also clarified the filing requirements for pre-contractual documentation updates in relation to the Taxonomy Regulation (“TR”) and Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation Level 2 measures (“SFDR L2”). The TR requirements will […]

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Second Akin Gump partner heads for Dechert

Dechert has brought in a second partner from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in as many weeks, following on from the recruitment of funds lawyer Thiha Tun at the end of last month. Akin Gump partner Sarah Smith will join Dechert’s finance practice. She leaves amid a boom in Akin Gump City figures, with […]

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Akin Gump City revenue soars past $100m mark

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld’s City figures jumped 28 per cent over 2018 in the firm’s best set of London results since its deal with Bingham McCutchen in 2015. The London office’s turnover increased from $96.2m (£73.8) to $123.5m (£94.7m) over 2018, outpacing global growth by some margin. Akin Gump’s overall revenue nudged up slightly […]

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