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Covid-19 & green finance: What next?

In this feature article, Mark Oliphant of The International Stock Exchange Group goes from Brexit and through COVID-19 to explore the impact so far on, and the prospects for the future of, green finance and the wider sustainable investing market.

Virtual roundtable: In a period of unknown, how can we make a difference?

Following the success of our first Virtual Roundtable, we are pleased to announce details of the next session. The expert panel will continue their discussion around current priority pain points, challenges and opportunities. They will share more insights into the shifting workplace culture, and how they are adapting to new ways of working during the […]

Covid-19 – charity AGM restrictions in the Isle of Man

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions place unprecedented difficulties on Isle of Man registered charities holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM). Due to the recent implementation of measures regarding social distancing, isolation and restrictions on travel and movement, the logistics of a charity holding an AGM in the usual manner is not possible. The Isle of Man Attorney General has issued some guidance to assist Manx charities over the coming months.

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Brick Court dominates with 25 per cent hike in turnover

The Lawyer’s preliminary findings of chambers’ turnovers for 2002-03 show that Brick Court is once again leading the field with another 25 per cent hike to £38.75m. Having claimed top spot last year with a 25 per cent rise to £31m, the set has once again outstripped the growth of its rivals. Brick Court attributes […]

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Subjudice asked if she could go to the after-school homework club please, only I’d have to hurry as places are limited. I said yes, although Subjudice has never shown much enthusiasm for homework in the past. “But everyone’s doing it, Mum,” she said. “I’d miss out if I didn’t.” Then Deminimus started coming home from […]

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Tulkinghorn is still full a week after his outing to the Variety Club’s legal event at the Dorchester, an occasion positively groaning with lawyers and fine food. With dishes prepared by chefs from the likes of Zuma, the Cinnamon Club and the Greenhouse, the crowd was absolutely sated. The Variety Club’s cunning plan was to […]

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