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Five key considerations for Cleantech SMEs looking to go public in Canada

Cleantech small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are spurring the shift to clean technology, with a goal of achieving net-zero emissions in Canada within the next 30 years. As such, they are looking to Canada’s capital markets to grow their businesses and expand operations.

Law changes following Brexit enable the FCA to hold Google to account for accepting Scammers online Advertisements

The ever-present scourge of investment fraud currently perpetrated through online platforms presents a growing problem for law enforcement and regulators alike. One significant benefit that Brexit has brought to this situation is that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) can now take action against online platforms, whereas previously the EU rules on advertising financial products did not encompass Google and similar platforms.

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Magic circle out of the picture as HSF leads FTSE litigation rankings

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has emerged as the most-popular adviser to FTSE 100 companies  on High Court and Court of Appeal (CoA) cases, data gathered for The Lawyer Market Intelligence tool has shown. The firm was instructed on 11 cases brought by FTSE 100 companies with reported judgments between January 2012 and July last year, […]

Win on behalf of Chief Constable in discrimination claim case

Judgment has been delivered in the widely publicised proceedings against the Chief Constable of Northumbria Police by the former Director of Legal Services, Denise Aubrey, following her dismissal. All Ms Aubrey’s claims were dismissed including her claims for sex discrimination, harassment, victimisation, disability discrimination, whistleblowing and unfair dismissal. The case gave rise to widespread publicity in […]

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