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CEO Blog: Supporting The Road to Recovery

Almost two months ago, just before Jersey went into its version of ‘lockdown’, I wrote a blog pointing to just how significant I thought collaboration across the industry would be in tackling the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic. I spoke about how our combined potential as a 14,000-strong workforce with broad and deep expertise could be vital […]

Roberts case – a summary

The name of this case may seem familiar; perhaps too familiar given the time it usually takes for matters to proceed through our court system. However, you’d be right. This is the third preliminary issue in the matter of Harry Roberts (a minor and a protected party by his mother and litigation friend Mrs Lauren […]

Covid-19: Duties of Guernsey directors

As companies continue to adjust to operating under the various regimes put in place by both the States of Guernsey and governments globally in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and even now look forward to how and when restrictions may be eased, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (the GFSC) has issued guidance on matters they believe directors should give particular regard to when undertaking their role.

Retrospective submission of a contract of sale

On 8 May, 2020, the Supreme Court of Cyprus delivered its much-awaited judgement in the context of the appeal 68/19 (Appeal), granting leave for the submission of an application for the issuance of a Certiorari, a prerogative writ.

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European Awards: the winners in their own words

This year’s European Awards saw winners from firms of all types from across the Continent take home prizes. Ahead of the deadline for entries for the 2016 edition of the Awards, previous winners speak about the experience of entering and winning. Law firm of the year: Benelux Dutch boutique Rutgers & Posch was named Benelux […]

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Telenor suspends GC as corruption probe into VimpelCom deepens

Norwegian telecoms operator Telenor has suspended its general counsel and chief financial officer amidst a corruption investigation into VimpelCom, in which it owns a large stake. Telenor, which is 54 per cent owned by the Norweigian state, revealed on Wednesday night (11 November) it had “temporarily relieved CFO Richard Olav Aa and general counsel Paal […]

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