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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.


Penningtons partner produces pubs video

LAWYER and producer Lionel Fynn, senior licensing partner at Penningtons Bournemouth office, is directing and starring in a video on licensing laws. Fynn’s video explains the impact of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act on pubs and bars. The act will introduce a system of children’s certificates early next year to regulate the services pubs […]


Sun Alliance & London, advised by DJ Freeman has bought Great West Plaza in Brentford for u25m from Chelsfield Property Investments, advised by Carter Lemon.

Burstows pioneers QLG employment legal service

SUSSEX law firm Burstows is introducing an employment law service, believed to be the first of its kind in the country. Instead of preparing employment contracts on an individual basis, a tailor-made standard contract is supplied complete with a manual and a telephone advice line. The scheme has been devised by nationwide legal grouping the […]


Faxcast Broadcast Corporation was advised by Herbert Smith in its merger offer for u93.4m for Media Technology Corporation, advised by Slaughter and May.

LNTV drops direct broadcast

LEGAL Network Television (LNTV) has dropped its direct home broadcasts in favour of supplying educational video tapes direct to law firms. The network previously broadcast legal programmes through BBC selectors twice a week at 3.15am. Viewers of the station, which was launched in February 1993, received the programmes through a decoder. But LNTV’s sales and […]

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