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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 […]

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Making history at the Supreme Court all started with a small Edinburgh law firm

Balfour & Manson chairman Elaine Motion, who led on proceedings heard in the Scottish courts, has said this morning’s verdict over Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue Parliament marks “the day that democracy was restored”. Elaine Motion led the team that acted for Joanna Cherry and a cross-party group of MPs, instructing Aidan O’Neill QC of […]

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Shoosmiths sees through Abokado’s CVA

Shoosmiths has seen through the company voluntary arrangement (CVA) of London healthy eating chain Abokado. Abokado suffered a sharp reduction in sales over 2019 and also blamed a sophisticated “bank fraud” that robbed it of much of its working capital, forcing it to launch a CVA earlier in September. Restructuring and insolvency partner James Keates […]

No5 Barristers’ Chambers advocates defend footballer blackmail case accused

By Phil Bradley QC, Talbir Singh Two counsel from No5 are representing the defence in a blackmail case featuring a premier league footballer at Bristol Crown Court. Phil Bradley QC is representing former Take Me Out contestant Tyrone Coleman and Talbir Singh is representing his brother, Nathan, over allegations they jointly, with two others, planned […]

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Slaughters and Osborne Clarke among 15 firms on FTSE broker panel

FTSE 250 interdealer broker company TP ICAP has finished its EMEA panel review, with fifteen firms winning a place on the company’s first formal roster. Slaughter and May and magic circle firms Allen & Overy and Linklaters have all won spots, as well as Herbert Smith Freehills, Macfarlanes and Travers Smith. Eversheds Sunderland has further secured a […]

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