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Growing up: how to achieve rapid growth without creating reputation risk

As businesses grow and change, so the expectations of their stakeholders and the type of risk they face change too. Here we will examine three of the different reputational threats issues faced by companies that are growing quickly and who will come under greater scrutiny as they succeed.

From lockdown to lockup

Williams Lea’s Phil Muller and legal billing expert Giulia Mijuca say that accurate billing and cash collection is one of the largest concerns facing law firms today – and the process behind them needs to change.

The journey of two senior lawyers – How leadership development changed everything

This is the first in a series of articles based on a panel discussion with Caroline Skinner, the General Counsel for G4S Europe Middle East, and Ingrid van Berkel, a former Eversheds Sutherland Partner and now a TPC Leadership executive coach and facilitator. Here they unpack how their experience of leadership development resulted in explosive personal growth.

One quantitative metric to rule them all

Although the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) opened its consultation on ‘fair value for money’ in defined contribution pensions in June 2020, its update got me thinking about the proposed obligation on firms to deliver ‘fair value’ under the Consumer Duty.

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Ex-UBS compliance officer in court on $1.8m insider case

Sarah Clarke QC, Co-Head of the Business and Specialist Crime Team at Serjeants’ Inn, is prosecuting the FCA’s latest high-profile insider dealing case involving a former UBS compliance officer allegedly passing tips to her co-defendant who then allegedly traded on the basis of that information.

Bregal is new growth partner of Embassy Jewel

Bregal Unternehmerkapital has acquired a majority stake in Embassy Jewel AG, a retail company specialising in luxury watches and jewelry. Headquartered in Lucerne, Embassy Jewel AG has grown steadily since its foundation in 1970. Walder Wyss acted as advisor in all legal aspects of the transaction. The team was led by Stefan Knobloch (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and Luc Defferrard (Partner, […]

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