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The Changing Face of Digital ID in Jersey and Guernsey

The problem of confirming identity without face-to-face meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought digital systems for the verification of identity (“Digital ID”) into focus, and may well accelerate the transition from paper based to digital systems as the default means of verifying identity. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) and Jersey Financial Services Commission […]

Irish High Court directs remote hearing of witness action

COVID-19 and the associated social distancing and other public health measures have had far-reaching practical consequences for court hearings. From the outset of the pandemic, the courts adapted quickly by introducing full remote hearings – initially for appeal hearings that did not require witnesses to give evidence, but also more recently for hearings involving witnesses. […]

How to develop your emotional intelligence?

In this article, Andrea Cardillo, Managing Partner TPC Leadership Italy, explains in an interview with TPCL Global team, the need to understand and develop your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to help manage our relationships in a digital age. Question – by TPCL Global: Why talk about Emotional Intelligence today? Answer – by Andrea Cardillo (AC): Said […]

What is Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a set of emotional and social skills that influence how we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain relationships, manage changes and challenges, and use the information provided by emotions to make good decisions.

Ireland Update: Strategy on Remote Working Strives to Keep Up

Ireland’s Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment (“Department”) recently published a strategy paper outlining its vision for remote working entitled “Making Remote Work – National Remote Work Strategy” (“Remote Working Strategy”). The Remote Working Strategy confirms the Government’s intention to legislate for employees to have a right to request remote working. While recognising the many […]

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This week we have scrutinised the popular briefings section on TheLawyer.com to bring you the most-read legal writers in the IT, data and privacy sector and excerpts from their articles. Juliet Young, Schillings – ‘15 minutes of fame: how to safeguard your reputation in the internet era’ https://www.thelawyer.com/briefings/15-minutes-of-fame-how-to-safeguard-your-reputation-in-the-internet-era/3032635.article Gavin Siggers and Umang Paw, PwC – […]

Culture, challenge and change

This week’s in-house interview sees Bjarne Tellmann, general counsel at publishing giant Pearson, go into detail about cultural change in an organisation. It took Tellmann – listed in The Lawyer Hot 100 this year, and whose function is shortlisted for In-House TMT Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards next month – just 12 […]

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In-house interview: Chris Newby, AIG

He’s been AIG EMEA general counsel for only three years, but Chris Newby’s already overseen one sponsorship deal, two rebrands and three panel reviews. When Chris Newby moved from legacy Norton Rose to insurer AIG, he wanted to be closer to the business he worked for. As his career progressed, Newby believed his options were either […]

$1bn Yuexiu notes deal, advised by Bakers

Baker & McKenzie advised Yuexiu Transport Infrastructure on its $1bn Guaranteed Medium Term Note Programme The programme is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange while the notes are listed on the Irish Stock Exchange. Bank of China Ltd, Bank of China (Hong Kong), BOC International, HSBC, Nomura and a large bulge bracket investment bank acted as the arrangers […]

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