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New Court of Appeal case a game-changer for arbitration in family law

By Sarah Green A recent Court of Appeal case has the potential to change the landscape of arbitration in family law. With the court backlog worse than ever as a result of Covid-19, out-of-court settlement options, such as Early Neutral Evaluations, Private FDRs and Arbitration are seen as increasingly attractive prospects for separating couples, who […]

Decade-long Saad litigation settled between AHAB and Grant Thornton Defendants

By Rupert Bell, Shelley White, Colette Wilkins, Andrew Gibson, Arikka Farley After over 11 years of litigation, Walkers Cayman is pleased to announce that Walkers’ clients, the Grant Thornton Defendants, have reached a confidential settlement with AHAB which results in their release from the AHAB v. Saad Investments and Others proceedings in the Cayman Islands. The proceedings […]

The remote trustee: Getting your house in order after the Covid-19 pandemic

By David Pytches, Monique Bhullar, Philip Paschalides, David Pytches, Clive Thomas To say 2020 has been a challenging year for many would be an understatement. The onset of COVID-19 saw significant hardships for millions of people globally and the economic impacts continue to ripple across the world’s economy, with many expecting these negative consequences to […]

How to manage virtual cross-cultural teams – Interculturality

How to manage virtual teams In our last blog, we explored why it’s important to capitalise on internal resources by designing inclusive workplaces. Inclusion often encounters resistance among those who consider it a passing HR trend and feel the voice of the diversity and inclusion (D&I) advocates is too paternalistic. But often this resistance exists because […]

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Mourant Ozannes advises significantly more FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies than any other offshore law firm, according to the latest rankings published by Adviser Rankings Ltd (ARL). The rankings show that Mourant Ozannes advises more FTSE 100 clients than all of its global competitors combined. The market capitalisation of Mourant Ozannes’ FTSE clients is […]

When the cartel investigators come calling: top 10 dos and top 10 don’ts

A company may first learn that it is involved in an antitrust investigation in the US when federal agents appear at offices or homes armed with a search warrant to seize electronic and hard-copy records, computers, smartphones or other items that may contain relevant information. No-one expects to be handed a search warrant by a […]

DLA Piper advises Michelin on renegotiation of F&A outsourcing contract

DLA Piper Paris has advised tyre manufacturer Michelin on the renegotiation of a major outsourcing contract with Xerox, in relation to the finance and accounting (F&A) processes of the Michelin Group. Michelin initiated a major transformation of its finance function in 2006. In order to improve overall performance, reduce costs and enhance overall quality, the […]

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