Romania: seeking more foreign investment

Romania’s government is making some progress on corruption but a cut to the VAT rate and a new investor-friendly Fiscal Code should help reverse a dip in foreign investment.

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CBI confirms details for taxonomy regulation and SFDR level 2 fast track processes

On 15 November 2021, the Central Bank of Ireland (“Central Bank”) issued a Notice formally confirming its intention to establish a fast-track filing process and also clarified the filing requirements for pre-contractual documentation updates in relation to the Taxonomy Regulation (“TR”) and Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation Level 2 measures (“SFDR L2”). The TR requirements will […]


royal courts of justice

Signature replaces Travers Smith on Fried Frank negligence claim

Travers Smith has been replaced by Signature Litigation on a €40m (£29m) professional negligence claim brought against Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, it has emerged. A former client of the US firm, Fortelus Capital Management, alleges Fried Frank breached its duty over advice provided on the enforcement of a €20m commercial loan in Paris […]

Simmons & Simmons

Simmons sees “solid” 1 per cent half-year growth

Simmons & Simmons has achieved revenue growth of just 1 per cent at the half year, as turnover increased from £140m to £142m during the first six months of the 2015/16 financial year. Despite managing partner Jeremy Hoyland describing the results as a “solid start to the year” revenue growth has slowed considerably since the […]


Fladgate boosts AIM team as it revisits Fasken for more partner hires

Fladgate has boosted its AIM practice with two more partners from Fasken Martineau just months after hiring the Canadian firm’s employment practice group head Michael McCartney. The latest hires are corporate partners Nigel Gordon and Chris Chrysanthou who are joining Fladgate along with Fasken associate Zehra Kofturcu. Gordon, head of Fasken’s corporate practice group in […]

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