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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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Streamlining energy use via smart metering is essential for listed businesses now required to report on emissions data

12 August 2013 – From 1 October 2013 under new regulations all UK quoted companies (approximately 2,400 businesses) will have to report on the amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) they are emitting. According to Ian Wallbank, Head of Legal & Corporate Services at IMServ, the UK’s largest independent energy management provider, streamlining energy use via […]

Leading Warwickshire law firm enhances 200-user workflow process with an “enterprise” installation by SpeechWrite

Renowned in the Midlands for its full service legal offering, Wright Hassall is the largest and oldest established law firm in Warwickshire, incorporating 230 staff at their Leamington Spa offices. Established in 1846, the firm acts for a diverse range of regional and national clients and constantly strives to improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness […]

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Exclusive: Hogan Lovells takes British Paralympic Association to Rio 2016

Hogan Lovells has become the official legal services provider to the British Paralympic Association (BPA), consolidating its relationship with the organisation. Under the agreement, the firm will provide legal advice to the BPA until the end of 2016, including for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and next year’s Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.  Hogan […]

Design law protection in the digital marketplace

While copyright and database rights are the IP rights most associated with the protection of software and digital content, design rights can offer real benefits to the digital sector if used and invoked appropriately. This is particularly so since the registered design right is relatively cheap and quick to obtain.  The Apple/Samsung litigation has highlighted […]

ZyLAB supports EDRM effort to protect the privacy of hundreds of individuals

McLean, USA – August  16 – Using its enhanced visual search technology, ZyLAB, a leading provider of eDiscovery and information management solutions, has located an additional set of more than 60 previously undetected items in the EDRM Enron PST Data Set that contain pornography, privacy, health and financial information. Responding to the invitation of EDRM, […]

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