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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.


Insurance group Aspen gets new associate GC

Offshore insurance group Aspen Insurance Holdings has created the new role of associate group general counsel, promoting Patricia Roufa to the position. The London-based Roufca will report to group general counsel David Curtin, who said: “This promotion recognizes the tremendous contributions Patricia has made since she joined Aspen two years ago.” Roufca joined Aspen in […]

Linklaters secures HG Capital buyout role

Linklaters‘ burgeoning private equity team may not have Weil Gotshal & Manges‘ Mike Francies on board, but it did land an instruction from shared client HG Capital. HG Capital led a £91m management buyout of Computer Software Group, advised by Osborne Clarke. Corporate partners Jonathan King and Ray Berg led the team at Osborne Clarke. […]


In the dark

After two rulings give opposing views, developers fear the right to light could scupper their plans for the City’s future skyline. By Katie Bradford and Will Densham

Morgan Lewis eyes London expansion

Philadelphia-headquartered Morgan Lewis & Bockius is launching an ambitious growth plan for its 32-lawyer London office. London managing partner Bob Goldspink said he hoped to increase office headcount by 40 per cent, to 45 lawyers, by the end of 2007. “We’ve grown from 25 to 32 last year,” said Goldspink. “So the growth will be […]


There appears to be no let-up in the Irish boom, and with increasing political stability in the North, the good times have also reached Belfast. This report examines some of the key areas of the market north and south of the border that are driving the boom and which are benefiting from new legislation. In […]

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