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Amendments to the constitutional documents for offshore companies listed in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange recently made various amendments to its listing rules, which came into effect on 1 January 2022. These include its recently published consultation conclusions in respect of the Listing Regime for Overseas Issuers and the Review of the Corporate Governance Code and related listing rules, and the Housekeeping Rule Amendments.

2022 Predictions: Technology sector outlook

After the growth and successes of the tech industry in 2021, James Klein, head of the technology sector at Shoosmiths, shares his thoughts on emerging trends and a few areas where we may see developments in 2022.

What is eDiscovery software?

The discovery process in litigation requires that parties must exchange documents deemed relevant to the case. As most documentation is now created, stored and exchanged in digital form, this element of discovery has become known as electronic discovery – or eDiscovery – and has become an accepted part of legal systems worldwide.

Are non-fungible tokens property capable of being held on trust?

A recent High Court decision raised some interesting questions surrounding the property status of cryptocurrencies and whether they can be held on trust. We consider how certain comments in the judgment may have implications for the property status of NFTs.

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Squires quartet part ways with firm

Four more partners have left Squire Patton Boggs’ London office, in the wake of former managing partner Robert Weekes’ move to Crowell & Moring earlier this month. UK litigation head Laurence Winston and restructuring partners Paul Muscutt and Cathryn Williams are to part ways with the firm, while Robin Baillie in the infrastructure practice is […]

Caroline Noblet, Squire Patton Boggs

As Squire Patton Boggs‘ global co-head of labour and employment, Caroline Noblet leads a mammoth team of 160 lawyers worldwide. Multi-jurisdictional outsourcing projects traditionally entail massive costs when it comes to keeping up to date with changing employment laws across different latitudes. To solve the issue, last year Noblet stepped out of her comfort zone […]

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Squires joins seven firms on Taylor Wimpey panel

Squire Patton Boggs has won a role on Taylor Wimpey’s UK legal panel, alongside seven other advisers. It is a first-time role for Squires on the roster after environmental, safety and health partner Dave Gordon won the pitch alongside real estate partner Neil Taylor. It is the only new entrant, with Taylor Wimpey understood to […]

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