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The digital divide: one size doesn’t fit all

Financial services have been sold online for a long time now, but never before have we seen the pressure on “quicker, easier, fewer friction points” in customer journeys. The “one-click” approach clearly has advantages for firms and many of their customers, but it cannot possible cater for all in society.

Cayman Islands director 2022 registration and licensing

This advisory provides guidance for those directors who are registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) under the Directors Registration and Licensing Act (Revised) as a result of being appointed as a director of a ‘covered entity’ (a Cayman Islands investment fund registered with CIMA under the Mutual Funds Act or an entity, such as an investment manager, that is registered as a ‘registered person’ under the Securities Investment Business Act).

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Technically speaking…

Alexandra Harrison, a legal consultant at Kroll Ontrack and former barrister suggests why using technology in the preparation and presentation of evidence is key to controlling the cost of litigation. Edmund Lawson QC also talks about his first hand experience. In 1994, Lord Woolf was instructed to review the rules and procedure of the civil […]

Walkers makes rare lateral with rehire

Offshore firm Walkers has appointed David Collins as a ­partner in its Cayman Islands office. Collins, who worked with Walkers from 2004 to 2006, rejoins the firm from Linklaters, where he was an associate in the derivatives and structured products group. It is a rare outside appointment for Walkers, as it prefers to promote partners […]

Cadwalader launches covered bond practice

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has launched a transatlantic covered bond practice group in response to the developing covered bond market in the US. The team, which incorporates 12 partners across the firm’s London, New York and Charlotte offices, will take advantage of the new market in the US, which is expected to be an alternative […]

Web week

The Lawyer’s Web Week is a weekly commentary on legal activity on the web. This includes an overview of the best of the week’s blogs. If you want to direct us to useful links, email webweek@thelawyer.com. • New Age slavesGood news for New Age lawyers: there’s now a New Age lawyer blawg scene. The creators […]

Cobbetts and Eversheds go to the top of the class for mining the equity gap

Eversheds go to the top of the class for mining the equity gap” />Cobbetts and Eversheds have emerged as the front-runners when it comes to advising on transactions in the so-called equity gap, according to research by financial information provider CorpfinWorldwide. Companies caught in the equity gap are defined as those that are too small […]

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