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FCA test case ruling – welcome news for businesses

The High Court has handed down the long-awaited judgment in the coronavirus business interruption insurance test case brought by the FCA. Whilst the judgment may be appealed by the insurers, it is a very positive outcome for most businesses.

Can SECR fill the void where ESOS failed?

Whilst Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) could be seen at first glance as a watered down ESOS without the site audits, it has the ability to deliver a wide range of energy efficiency and carbon reduction measures for organisations for years to come in a way that ESOS alone will never achieve.

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DLA Piper welcomes members of the UK fashion industry to private dinner event

On 28 August 2013, DLA Piper played host to some of the UK’s fashion elite, welcoming senior members of the British Fashion Council and the current recipients of NEWGEN MEN SS14 to a private dinner. NEWGEN MEN is a support programme run by the British Fashion Council and sponsored by TOPMAN, which assists emerging menswear […]

Conyers Dill & Pearman advises Hankore on multicurrency term note programme

Conyers Dill & Pearman provided Bermuda legal advice to Hankore Environment Tech Group Limited in connection with the establishment of its S$300m (£250m) multicurrency term note programme. Anna Chong of Conyers’ Hong Kong office advised on this matter and worked alongside Lee & Lee, Global Law Office, Allen & Gledhill LLP and Jiangtian & Gongcheng.

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Fund rows without tears

AIFMD confusion makes mediation the most efficient solution to multi-jurisdictional funds disputes For several years the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) from the EU hung over European fund management, creating uncertainty and an environment where even the finest legal minds can find it hard to understand what the law is (or might be) in […]

Ogier named as leading Guernsey fiduciary firm at ACQ Global Awards 2013

Ogier Fiduciary Services (Guernsey) Limited has been named as the leading fiduciary firm in Guernsey at the ACQ Global Awards 2013. ACQ Magazine is a leading monthly title for the global mergers and acquisitions industry. Since 2008 the ACQ Global Awards have been celebrating achievement, innovation and brilliance. Ogier’s fiduciary business in Guernsey was established […]

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Competition and Markets Authority names former Slaughters partner as general counsel

A former Slaughter and May partner has been named general counsel for the newly-established Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), while the former executive director of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), Sonya Branch, will become director of enforcement. In a rare exit from the Slaughter and May partner pool, former partner Sarah Cardell left her role in […]

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