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ESG trends and themes with Bradley Davidson, ESG Lead for RBS International

We Talk Banking & Finance is a new bi-weekly podcast in which lawyers from Walkers’ international banking team discuss the latest themes and trends in offshore finance with industry experts. In the second episode, senior counsel Julia Keppe and sssociate Alice Wight talk to Bradley Davidson, ESG Lead at RBS International, on all things ESG and look at the factors influencing direction of travel, including regulation, reporting and investor behaviour.

Skye Assets Fund Spc: Pressing the pause button on a voluntary liquidation

In the recent judgment involving Skye Assets Fund SPC (in voluntary liquidation), the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands considered an application brought by an interested party for the deferral of the liquidation of the company pending the determination of a petition for a court-supervised liquidation. The Court considered (i) the relief sought by the petitioner and (ii) the possible abuse of court process.

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Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Global business is increasingly familiar with the prospect of short-notice public investigatory attention, whether from regulators, law enforcement, political forces or as a consequence of sanctions, and this can – in in some cases – devastate individual and corporate reputation.

Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Despite the fact that the threat of an investigation alone can be enough to paralyse a business, early warning signs are often missed and businesses can mistake an investigation risk for a reputation risk. Those who handle serious issues well are able to triage the issue at an early stage and identify its potential impact, […]

Bill 64 marks a new direction in Quebec privacy law — Key takeaways for businesses

On September 22, 2021, the Quebec government adopted Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information, enacting significant changes to the requirements governing the use and protection of personal information under various statutes, including notably the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector and the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.

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No5 Chambers team completes Bristol Legal Walk 2014

A team was No5 Chambers has taken part in the Bristol Legal Walk, which took place on 22 September and has so far raised £110. The team — comprising James Stoll, James Turner, Chris Norman and Charlotte Duckworth — completed the 10km walk around Bristol, which started at the Civil Law Courts and ended at The […]

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Express Solicitors hits £8.7m turnover for the first time

Manchester-based Express Solicitors reported a 21 per cent increase in fee income over the last 12 months, with end of year figures increasing from £7.2m in 2012/13 to a record £8.7m in 2013/14. The personal injury firm, which was granted an ABS licence in April 2014, merged with local firm Lavin Copitch Solicitors last year. […]

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