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The European Green Deal

The Green Deal lays out a detailed European plan as an initial roadmap for tackling climate change and economic inequality to improve the quality of life of the EU and its citizens. It reviews and resets the Commission’s environmental targets, requires more public investment and increased efforts to direct private capital towards climate and environmental action.

Insolvency of Guernsey companies

A unique aspect of Guernsey insolvency law is the ability of members to wind up their company by special resolution even when this company is insolvent. This article has been written to take into account the legislative changes which will be enacted by the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 which will come into force during the course of 2020.

Legal challenges that health technologies can face

In Turkey, thanks to the applications developed by the Ministry of Health such as e-pulse, e-report, telemedicine, ESIM, MIZ and SİNA, health technologies have now gone beyond “getting online appointments”. However, these rapid developments do not have the same reflection in the legal field. In this article, the legal dimensions of health technologies will be examined.

Innovative firms promised extra funding support

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has announced a new £1.25bn support package designed to protect firms driving innovation during the Covid-19 pandemic. The package includes a £500m investment fund (called the Future Fund) for high-growth companies impacted by the crisis, made up of funding from government and the private sector and £750 million of grants and loans for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) focusing on research and development.


Tim Corfield

Corfield, Tim

Tim Corfield is a partner and advocate in the litigation and dispute resolution group. He specialises in advisory and trial work with expertise in banking and financial services litigation, company law disputes and contentious corporate transactional matters, along with significant experience in the field of corporate insolvency and general commercial litigation.  During his career, he […]

Macfarlanes makes up nine in record promos round

Macfarlanes has made up nine lawyers to partner in its largest-ever round of promotions, across a range of practice areas including corporate, funds and financial services. The six men and three women promoted include five lawyers who trained at Macfarlanes. Macfarlanes’ previous high in terms of the number of new partners was six in 2005 […]

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Eversheds joins cash-call rush following HMRC crackdown

Eversheds has become the latest to issue a cash call to its 164 fixed-share partners following HMRC’s crackdown on partnership tax. Following a consultation the firm has asked its fixed-share partners to contribute 25 per cent of their profit share to the firm in a bid to avoid paying national insurance for them (26 February […]

Guy Coltman

Coltman, Guy

Guy Coltman has worked on a number of high-profile transactions during his career, in respect of UK and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. He has a particular focus at Carey Olsen on corporate finance (particularly AIM and main market listings of Jersey companies), M&A, corporate restructuring, structured investments, joint venture vehicles and general corporate […]

Clio and Fujitsu partner to provide Cloud Document Scanning for Legal Offices

Themis Solutions Inc releases ScanSnap integration as part of Clio’s mobile app Clio, the leading cloud-based practice management solution, and Fujitsu, the market leader in document imaging scanners, have teamed up to offer a wireless scanning solution built into Clio’s award-winning iOS application. Touted as a marked leap forward towards paperless legal offices, the integration […]

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