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Update on Bermuda private trust companies

Many offshore jurisdictions saw notable reforms in 2018. This article considers how recent changes to the regulation of financial services in Bermuda have affected private trust companies. These legislative amendments were made primarily to ensure that Bermuda’s legal framework remains up to date with international standards, which are aimed at maintaining the international financial system’s […]

The basics: How to wind up a corporate debtor

A company has outstanding debts and it seems they are struggling financially. What can you do to try and get your debts settled? Is applying to have the company wound up the answer? Here, we take a look at what you will need to consider before a decision is made and we take a look […]

Blowing hot and cold on the jurisdiction of an adjudicator

In the recent case of SKYMIST HOLDINGS LIMITED v GRANDLANE DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED [2018], the Technology and Construction Court (TCC), considered the principle of “approbation and reprobation” in “satellite litigation” over the jurisdiction of adjudicators. But is challenging the jurisdiction of an adjudicator worth the cost involved? We review the key points in the Skymist decision, and the TCC‘s […]

Is legislation pending on bankruptcy, pension plans and lenders?

Public consultations on enhancing retirement security led by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada closed in late 2018. Given the importance and complexity of the subject matter, the one-month consultation period offered by the government was curiously short. Given that 2019 is an election year, the quick completion of the process could […]

Apples to Oranges: how investigations differ from a litigation approach when implementing eDiscovery solutions

Competition matters, and investigations more generally, differ greatly in execution from the approach to eDiscovery taken in litigation.  Understanding the potential issues is paramount in developing an eDiscovery model that tackles the regulatory pressures faced by legal teams and their corporate clients. In the first article in this series we compare the different approaches and examine […]

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Burges Salmon boosts insolvency team with Taylor Wessing hire

Burges Salmon has hired Taylor Wessing’s head of restructuring and corporate recovery Patrick Cook as a partner in its corporate turnaround and insolvency team. Prior to joining the City firm, Cook established Osborne Clarke’s insolvency practice before going on to lead the Bristol firm’s London restructuring and insolvency team. Cook will join Burges Salmon at […]

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Catastrophe denied as Nixon Peabody weather exits

Nixon Peabody attempted to put a positive spin on the departure of 14 partners in little more than a month when it insisted the exits were not “catastrophic”. The firm’s recent heavyweight losses include Mats Carlston, previously head of ­global finance at Nixon Peabody, who joined Pillsbury with a group of 14 lawyers last week. […]

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Ashurst’s revenues fall 3 per cent as PEP nudges up

Ashurst has reported a turnover drop of just under 3 per cent for the 2009-10 financial year, with the total falling from £301m in 2008-09 to £293m. At the same time the firm’s average profit per equity partner (PEP) figure rose by just over 2 per cent, from £673,000 to £689,000. The equity spread was […]

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Work Life Quiz: Nicole Paradise, Nabarro

What’s your favourite ­restaurant? Cecconis in Mayfair. What was your first-ever job? Sales assistant in Sacha shoe shop, King’s Road. What was your worst ­experience as a trainee? Being followed by a private detective hired by the wife of the firm’s client, who thought I was the other woman in his divorce. I have not […]

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