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The Changing Face of Digital ID in Jersey and Guernsey

The problem of confirming identity without face-to-face meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought digital systems for the verification of identity (“Digital ID”) into focus, and may well accelerate the transition from paper based to digital systems as the default means of verifying identity. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) and Jersey Financial Services Commission […]

Irish High Court directs remote hearing of witness action

COVID-19 and the associated social distancing and other public health measures have had far-reaching practical consequences for court hearings. From the outset of the pandemic, the courts adapted quickly by introducing full remote hearings – initially for appeal hearings that did not require witnesses to give evidence, but also more recently for hearings involving witnesses. […]

How to develop your emotional intelligence?

In this article, Andrea Cardillo, Managing Partner TPC Leadership Italy, explains in an interview with TPCL Global team, the need to understand and develop your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to help manage our relationships in a digital age. Question – by TPCL Global: Why talk about Emotional Intelligence today? Answer – by Andrea Cardillo (AC): Said […]

What is Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a set of emotional and social skills that influence how we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain relationships, manage changes and challenges, and use the information provided by emotions to make good decisions.

Ireland Update: Strategy on Remote Working Strives to Keep Up

Ireland’s Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment (“Department”) recently published a strategy paper outlining its vision for remote working entitled “Making Remote Work – National Remote Work Strategy” (“Remote Working Strategy”). The Remote Working Strategy confirms the Government’s intention to legislate for employees to have a right to request remote working. While recognising the many […]



Global Corporate 50: just two UK firms make it into the top ten by M&A revenues

A major new research report by The Lawyer has found that the top 50 M&A firms generate $32.15bn in total corporate revenue, with five firms generating over a billion dollars each in corporate turnover: Kirkland & Ellis, Skadden, Baker McKenzie, Latham & Watkins and Sidley Austin. All but Sidley also appear in the top five […]

Weil Gotshal refuels in London corporate with Linklaters hire

Having long been on the look-out for additional M&A bench strength in London, Weil Gotshal & Manges has plucked a partner out of the magic circle to boost its corporate team. The firm has hired Linklaters corporate partner David Avery-Gee to join its London office. Avery-Gee has been at Linklaters his entire career, since 1999, and had […]


New York corporate heavyweights advise on LVMH’s bid for Tiffany

Two of New York’s staple corporate firms are advising on LVMH’s $14.5bn bid for luxury jeweller Tiffany. Sullivan & Cromwell has taken on the main role for Tiffany, led by New York corporate partners Francis Aquila and Melissa Sawyer and Paris-based partner Olivier de Vilmorin. Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom advised the bidder LVMH, […]


Mishcon takes on Mayfair firm’s private client chief

Mishcon de Reya has brought in the head of a rival City firm’s private client practice, The Lawyer can reveal. Patrick Harney, who was until recently head of Forsters’ private client department, is set to join Mishcon’s tax team after 12 years at the London legal outfit. As part of his practice, he advises high net […]

Clifford Chance aids key client EasyJet in carbon offsetting bid

A team from Clifford Chance has assisted airline EasyJet as its bids to offset carbon emissions from fuel used on both domestic and international flights. The airline aims to reduce the Co2 emissions stemming from its flights in a sustainability effort that officially kicked off late last November. The mandate win for Clifford Chance cements […]

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